verdediging etymology

Dutch word verdediging comes from Dutch -ing, Dutch verdedigen (To defend.)

Detailed word origin of verdediging

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.
verdedigen Dutch (nld) To defend.
verdediging Dutch (nld) Defense, defence.

Words with the same origin as verdediging

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