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kuis

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch cuusch (chaste), from Latin conscius (conscious), a compound of com- (together) + scire (to know). Cognate with English conscious, German keusch.

AdjectiveEdit

kuis (comparative kuiser, superlative meest kuis or kuist)

  1. chaste, morally pure, clean, virgin
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NounEdit

kuis m (uncountable)

  1. A cleansing, cleaning(-up)

VerbEdit

kuis

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kuisen
  2. imperative of kuisen

Etymology 2Edit

Germanic

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kuis f (plural kuizen, diminutive kuisje n)

  1. A (bovine) calf, notably under 9 months old
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Etymology 3Edit

Germanic

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kuis m (plural kuizen, diminutive kuisje n)

  1. A (playing) marble
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