Dutch edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Dutch sluse, from Old Dutch slūsa, from Late Latin exclūsa, sclūsa (sluice), from exclūsus, form of exclūdō (I shut out, I exclude). Cognate to English sluice.

Noun edit

sluis f (plural sluizen, diminutive sluisje n)

  1. sluice, lock
Derived terms edit
toponyms
Descendants edit
  • Sranan Tongo: sroisi
    • Caribbean Hindustani: soroisi
    • Caribbean Javanese: sorsi

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

sluis

  1. inflection of sluizen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English sluice or French sluice.

Noun edit

sluis n (plural sluisuri)

  1. (mining) sluice

Declension edit