AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kous, from Middle Dutch couse, from Picard Old French cauce, from Vulgar Latin calcea, from Latin calceus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kous (plural kouse, diminutive kousie)

  1. stocking, long sock

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Sotho: kausi
  • Xhosa: ikawusi

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch couse, from Picard Old French cauce, from Vulgar Latin calcea, from Latin calceus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɑus/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kous
  • Rhymes: -ɑus

NounEdit

kous f (plural kousen, diminutive kousje n)

  1. stocking, long sock
  2. (Belgium, Suriname) sock
    Synonym: sok
  3. mantle (incandescent covering of a heat source)
  4. (Suriname) condom
    Synonym: condoom
  5. (obsolete, in the plural) trousers, pants

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DescendantsEdit