See also: IJS

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ijs, from Old Dutch *īs, from Proto-West Germanic *īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ijs n (uncountable, diminutive ijsje n)

  1. ice (frozen liquid, notably water)
    Er staat ijs op de vijver.
    There is ice on the pond.
  2. ice cream
    Ik lust wel wat ijs.
    I’d like some ice cream.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: ys
  • Indonesian: es
  • Papiamentu: eis
  • Petjo: es

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *īs, from Proto-West Germanic *īs.

NounEdit

ijs n

  1. ice

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: ijs
    • Afrikaans: ys
    • Indonesian: es
    • Papiamentu: eis
    • Petjo: es
  • Limburgish: ies

Further readingEdit

  • ijs”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “ijs”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

ijs (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of is (ice)