See also: küssen and Küssen

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʏsə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: kus‧sen

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch cussen, from Old Dutch *kussen, from Proto-Germanic *kussijaną.

VerbEdit

kussen

  1. (transitive) to kiss, to give a kiss to
    Ik kuste hem zachtjes op zijn wang.
    I kissed him gently on the cheek.
  2. (intransitive) to practice kissing
    Niemand kust beter dan hij.
    Nobody kisses better than he.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of kussen (weak)
infinitive kussen
past singular kuste
past participle gekust
infinitive kussen
gerund kussen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular kus kuste
2nd person sing. (jij) kust kuste
2nd person sing. (u) kust kuste
2nd person sing. (gij) kust kuste
3rd person singular kust kuste
plural kussen kusten
subjunctive sing.1 kusse kuste
subjunctive plur.1 kussen kusten
imperative sing. kus
imperative plur.1 kust
participles kussend gekust
1) Archaic.
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DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: kus

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch cussin, from Old French cuisin, cussin.

NounEdit

kussen n ‎(plural kussens, diminutive kussentje n)

  1. pillow, cushion
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Non-lemma forms.

NounEdit

kussen

  1. Plural form of kus

FinnishEdit

VerbEdit

kussen

  1. First-person singular potential present form of kusta.