kris

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English[edit]

An Indonesian kris

Etymology[edit]

From Malay keris. Recognized as part of English ca. 1580.

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Noun[edit]

kris (plural krises or krisses)

  1. An Indonesian or Malay dagger with a wavy, or rigid serpentine blade.
  2. A Moro sword with an asymmetrical blade.

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Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek κρίση (krísi, judgement, decision).

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kris f (plural kris)

  1. law, rule

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English kris, creese, from Malay.

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krȋs m (Cyrillic spelling кри̑с)

  1. kris

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Swedish[edit]

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kris c

  1. crisis (unstable situation in political, social, economic or military affairs)

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