Last modified on 22 August 2014, at 13:06

kussen

See also: küssen

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʏsə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: kus‧sen

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch *kussen, from Proto-Germanic *kussijaną.

VerbEdit

kussen (past singular kuste, past participle gekust)

  1. (transitive) to kiss, to give a kiss to
    Ik kuste hem zachtjes op zijn wang.
    I kissed him gently on the cheek.
  2. (intransitive) to practice kissing
    Niemand kust beter dan hij.
    Nobody kisses better than him.
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NounEdit

kussen

  1. Plural form of kus

Etymology 2Edit

cognate with cushion

NounEdit

kussen n (plural kussens, diminutive kussentje n)

  1. A pillow, cushion
  2. Something that cushions: protects, absorbs...
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FinnishEdit

VerbEdit

kussen

  1. First-person singular potential present form of kusta.