See also: Kes, KES, kés, keš, keş, and kęs

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

kes (uncountable)

  1. (Sikhism) Alternative form of kesh

Etymology 2Edit

Shortening.

NounEdit

kes

  1. (Britain, slang, birdwatching) The kestrel.

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *ken + the pronoun see.

PronounEdit

kes (genitive kelle, partitive keda)

  1. (interrogative) who

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch cash, from English cash, from Middle French caisse (money box), from Old Occitan caissa, from Old Italian cassa, from Latin capsa (box, case), from capiō (I take, I seize, I receive), from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (to grasp). Doublet of kas and kasa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛs]
  • Hyphenation: kès

AdjectiveEdit

kès (plural kes-kes)

  1. (colloquial) cash, money in the form of notes/bills and coins.
    Synonyms: kontan, tunai

Usage notesEdit

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian. The Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore usage can be seen in Malay kes.

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

 
Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

EtymologyEdit

From English case.

NounEdit

kes

  1. case.

Usage notesEdit

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian. The Indonesian usage can be seen in Indonesian kes.

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English case.

NounEdit

kes

  1. case; box; carton

TurkishEdit

VerbEdit

kes

  1. second-person singular imperative of kesmek

AntonymsEdit