See also: Kies

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kies

NounEdit

kies (plural kieste)

  1. cheek

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kis/
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  • Hyphenation: kies
  • Rhymes: -is

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch kuse, from Proto-Germanic *kūsiō-. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

kies m (plural kiezen, diminutive kiesje n)

  1. A molar
  2. (figuratively) Certain resembling objects
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Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch kesen, from Proto-Germanic *keusan-.

AdjectiveEdit

kies (comparative kiezer, superlative meest kies or kiest)

  1. delicate, choice
  2. showing good taste, well-chosen
InflectionEdit
Inflection of kies
uninflected kies
inflected kieze
comparative kiezer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kies kiezer het kiest
het kieste
indefinite m./f. sing. kieze kiezere kieste
n. sing. kies kiezer kieste
plural kieze kiezere kieste
definite kieze kiezere kieste
partitive kies kiezers
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Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

kies

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

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ki- (interrogative and relative correlative prefix) + -es (correlative suffix of genitives)

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kies (interrogative and relative correlative of genitives, plural kies, accusative singular kies, accusative plural kies)

  1. whose, of whom, of which

Usage notesEdit

Like other interrogative and relative correlatives, kies can be combined with ajn, the adverbial particle of generality. Kies ajn thus means whosever.

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kies

  1. singular imperative of kiesen

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an otherwise unattested stem of unknown origin + -es (adjective-forming suffix). It is not unlikely, however, that it was originated based on similar word pairs as an analogy, compare kegyetlen (cruel)kegyes (kind, merciful).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkijɛʃ]
  • Hyphenation: ki‧es
  • Rhymes: -ɛʃ

AdjectiveEdit

kies (comparative kiesebb, superlative legkiesebb)

  1. (archaic) picturesque, scenic
    Synonyms: festői, vonzó, elragadó, bűbájos, bájos, hangulatos, kellemes, szép
    Antonyms: kietlen, kopár, puszta, sivár
  2. (archaic, rare) remote, distant, far-off, desolate
    Synonyms: távol eső, félreeső, elhagyatott, eldugott, elszigetelt, elzárt

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative kies kiesek
accusative kiest kieseket
dative kiesnek kieseknek
instrumental kiessel kiesekkel
causal-final kiesért kiesekért
translative kiessé kiesekké
terminative kiesig kiesekig
essive-formal kiesként kiesekként
essive-modal
inessive kiesben kiesekben
superessive kiesen kieseken
adessive kiesnél kieseknél
illative kiesbe kiesekbe
sublative kiesre kiesekre
allative kieshez kiesekhez
elative kiesből kiesekből
delative kiesről kiesekről
ablative kiestől kiesektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kiesé kieseké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kieséi kiesekéi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN   (See also its second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)

Further readingEdit

  • kies in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

kies m (plural kiezen, diminutive kieske n)

  1. A molar
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