See also: Kist

English edit

Etymology 1 edit

Verb edit

kist

  1. (obsolete) simple past and past participle of kiss

Etymology 2 edit

Possibly borrowed from Old Norse kista (chest); but see also English cist (crypt).

Noun edit

kist (plural kists)

  1. (Scotland) A chest.
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song (A Scots Quair; 1), page 17:
      the spear he killed the gryphon with was locked in a kist there, or so some said []
  2. (Scotland) A coffin.
  3. (archaeology) Alternative form of cist (crypt)
    • 2020, David Farrier, “The Library of Babel”, in Footprints, 4th Estate, →ISBN:
      The global library of ice has become a cracked kist, a broken storehouse leaking its contents.

Verb edit

kist (third-person singular simple present kists, present participle kisting, simple past and past participle kisted)

  1. (Scotland, transitive) To place in a coffin.

Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Borrowed from Hindustaniقِسْط(qisṭ, installment) / क़िस्त (qist), from Arabicقِسْط(qisṭ, literally quota).

Noun edit

kist (plural kists)

  1. (British India) An individual installment of the yearly land revenue.
Related terms edit

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kɪst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kist
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Dutch kiste, from Old Dutch *kista, from Proto-West Germanic *kistu, from Latin cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē), from Proto-Indo-European *kisteh₂.

Noun edit

kist f or m (plural kisten, diminutive kistje n)

  1. A box, chest.
    Synonym: koffer
  2. A coffin.
    Synonyms: doodskist, lijkkist
  3. (aviation, informal) An aeroplane.
  4. (informal) A boot or large shoe, especially an army boot.
Derived terms edit

- chest types

Descendants edit
  • Afrikaans: kis
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: kesi
  • Negerhollands: kist
  • Munsee: kusht
  • Sranan Tongo: kisi
    • Caribbean Hindustani: kisi
    • Saramaccan: kési

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

kist

  1. inflection of kisten:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

Anagrams edit

Middle English edit

Noun edit

kist

  1. A Alternative form of cheste (chest).

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Russian кисть (kistʹ).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kȉst m (Cyrillic spelling ки̏ст)

  1. A brush.

Declension edit

Turkish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French kyste.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈcist/
  • Hyphenation: kist

Noun edit

kist (definite accusative kisti, plural kistler)

  1. (medicine) A cyst.

Declension edit

Inflection
Nominative kist
Definite accusative kisti
Singular Plural
Nominative kist kistler
Definite accusative kisti kistleri
Dative kiste kistlere
Locative kistte kistlerde
Ablative kistten kistlerden
Genitive kistin kistlerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular kistim kistlerim
2nd singular kistin kistlerin
3rd singular kisti kistleri
1st plural kistimiz kistlerimiz
2nd plural kistiniz kistleriniz
3rd plural kistleri kistleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular kistimi kistlerimi
2nd singular kistini kistlerini
3rd singular kistini kistlerini
1st plural kistimizi kistlerimizi
2nd plural kistinizi kistlerinizi
3rd plural kistlerini kistlerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular kistime kistlerime
2nd singular kistine kistlerine
3rd singular kistine kistlerine
1st plural kistimize kistlerimize
2nd plural kistinize kistlerinize
3rd plural kistlerine kistlerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular kistimde kistlerimde
2nd singular kistinde kistlerinde
3rd singular kistinde kistlerinde
1st plural kistimizde kistlerimizde
2nd plural kistinizde kistlerinizde
3rd plural kistlerinde kistlerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular kistimden kistlerimden
2nd singular kistinden kistlerinden
3rd singular kistinden kistlerinden
1st plural kistimizden kistlerimizden
2nd plural kistinizden kistlerinizden
3rd plural kistlerinden kistlerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular kistimin kistlerimin
2nd singular kistinin kistlerinin
3rd singular kistinin kistlerinin
1st plural kistimizin kistlerimizin
2nd plural kistinizin kistlerinizin
3rd plural kistlerinin kistlerinin
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kistim kistlerim
2nd singular kistsin kistlersin
3rd singular kist
kisttir
kistler
kistlerdir
1st plural kistiz kistleriz
2nd plural kistsiniz kistlersiniz
3rd plural kistler kistlerdir