DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch rijs, from Proto-Germanic *hrisa-. Cognate with German Reis “twig”, Old Norse hrís, Dansish, Norwegian and Swedish ris.

NounEdit

rijs n (plural rijzen, diminutive rijsje n)

  1. (archaic) A young twig, or a bundle of twigs; bush.
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • rijsberm

Etymology 2Edit

See rijzen.

VerbEdit

rijs

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