DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch quite, from Medieval Latin quitus (discharged, released (from debt)), a byform of Classical Latin quiētus (quiet). Compare Low German quit, quiet, German quitt, Danish kvit, Swedish quitt, Icelandic kvittur. More at quit, quite.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯t

AdjectiveEdit

kwijt (not comparable)

  1. lost, missing
    Zijn broodwinning is kwijt.
    His livelihood is lost.

InflectionEdit

This adjective is only rarely used attributively.

Inflection of kwijt
uninflected kwijt
inflected kwijte
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial kwijt
indefinite m./f. sing. kwijte
n. sing. kwijt
plural kwijte
definite kwijte
partitive kwijts

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

kwijt

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of kwijten
  2. imperative of kwijten

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