bevolking etymology

Dutch word bevolking comes from Dutch -ing, Dutch bevolken ((transitive) to populate.)

Detailed word origin of bevolking

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ing Dutch (nld) (no longer productive) Forms nouns for a person originating from a place or family. Creates action nouns referring to the performance of a verb, or the result thereof.
bevolken Dutch (nld) (transitive) to populate.
bevolking Dutch (nld) Population (the actual group of residents of an area; not the number/statistic thereof).

Words with the same origin as bevolking

Descendants of -ing
bedoeling bemanning bescherming beslissing beveiliging beweging ervaring leiding mening omgeving ontmoeting oplossing overwinning poging regering rekening richting verandering verdediging verdieping vergadering vergissing verklaring vertaling waarschuwing
Descendants of bevolken