kuis

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch cuusch ‎(chaste), from Latin conscius ‎(conscious), a compound of com- ‎(together) + scire ‎(to know). Cognate with English conscious, German keusch.

AdjectiveEdit

kuis ‎(comparative kuiser, superlative meest kuis or kuist)

  1. chaste, morally pure, clean, virgin
InflectionEdit
Inflection of kuis
uninflected kuis
inflected kuise
comparative kuiser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kuis kuiser het kuist
het kuiste
indefinite m./f. sing. kuise kuisere kuiste
n. sing. kuis kuiser kuiste
plural kuise kuisere kuiste
definite kuise kuisere kuiste
partitive kuis kuisers
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NounEdit

kuis m ‎(uncountable)

  1. A cleansing, cleaning(-up)

VerbEdit

kuis

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

Etymology 2Edit

Germanic

NounEdit

kuis f ‎(plural kuizen, diminutive kuisje n)

  1. A (bovine) calf, notably under 9 months old
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Etymology 3Edit

Germanic

NounEdit

kuis m ‎(plural kuizen, diminutive kuisje n)

  1. A (playing) marble
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