plaatsen etymology

Dutch word plaatsen comes from Dutch plaats, Dutch -en

Detailed word origin of plaatsen

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.
-en Dutch (nld) Forms verbs from nouns and adjectives. The stem of the word itself does not change. A suffix present on certain adverbs. Forms adjectives that indicate the substance from which something is made. The ending of the plural forms of verbs, in both present and past tense. The ending of the past participle of strong verbs. This can also function as an adjective. Ending of the infinitive form of [...]
plaatsen Dutch (nld) To place.

Words with the same origin as plaatsen

Descendants of -en
ballen bemanning benen beveiliging boeken bomen genoegen gouden papieren sporen starten stemmen veranderen verandering verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verpesten verplaatsen verstoppen vertrouwen verwijderen wassen