kussen

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See also: küssen

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

kussen (past singular kuste, past participle gekust)

  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 him.
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Noun[edit]

kussen

  1. Plural form of kus

Etymology 2[edit]

cognate with cushion

Noun[edit]

kussen n (plural kussens, diminutive kussentje n)

  1. A pillow, cushion
  2. Something that cushions: protects, absorbs...
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Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

kussen

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