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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /krœy̯s/
  • Rhymes: -œy̯s
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch cruce, from Latin crux (cross)

NounEdit

kruis n (plural kruizen or kruisen, diminutive kruisje n)

  1. cross (execution device)
  2. cross, X-shape
  3. crotch
  4. (figuratively) difficult or tortuous situation
  5. (music) sharp
  6. heads (side of a coin)
    Synonym: kop
    Antonym: munt
  7. (heraldry) cross

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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

kruis

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