begraafplaats etymology

Dutch word begraafplaats comes from Dutch plaats, Dutch begraven ((transitive) to bury.)

Detailed word origin of begraafplaats

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
plaats Dutch (nld) (dialectal) farm. (dialectal) square, plaza (paved open space of any size in a town or near a building). Place, location in a text. Place, position. Space, especially free space. Town, city.
begraven Dutch (nld) (transitive) to bury.
begraafplaats Dutch (nld) Cemetery, a ground reserved for graves.

Words with the same origin as begraafplaats

Descendants of begraven
begrafenis