ijs

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ijs, ys, from Old Dutch *īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą. Cognate with Low German Ies, West Frisian iis, English ice, German Eis, Danish and Swedish is.

Noun[edit]

ijs n (uncountable, diminutive ijsje n)

  1. ice
    Er staat ijs op de vijver.
    There is ice on the pond.
  2. ice cream
    Ik lust wel wat ijs.
    I’d like some ice cream.
    Wil je een ijsje?
    Do you want an ice cream?

Derived terms[edit]