DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈki.zə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kie‧zen
  • Rhymes: -izən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch kiesen, from Old Dutch *kiesan, from Proto-Germanic *keusaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵews-.

VerbEdit

kiezen

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to choose
  2. (intransitive) to decide.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of kiezen (strong class 2a)
infinitive kiezen
past singular koos
past participle gekozen
infinitive kiezen
gerund kiezen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular kies koos
2nd person sing. (jij) kiest koos
2nd person sing. (u) kiest koos
2nd person sing. (gij) kiest koost
3rd person singular kiest koos
plural kiezen kozen
subjunctive sing.1 kieze koze
subjunctive plur.1 kiezen kozen
imperative sing. kies
imperative plur.1 kiest
participles kiezend gekozen
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: kies
  • Negerhollands: kias
  • Petjo: kiesen

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

kiezen

  1. Plural form of kies

AnagramsEdit