זיס

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German suozi, from Proto-Germanic *swōtuz, from Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂d-. Compare German süß. Cognates include Dutch zoet, English sweet, and Swedish söt.

AdjectiveEdit

זיס (zis), comparative זיסער (ziser), superlative זיסט (zist)

  1. sweet
  2. cute

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • זיסקײַט (ziskayt, sweetness)
  • צוקער־זיס (tsuker-zis, sugar-sweet)

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 29 September 2013, at 20:45