Diets

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See also: diets and diëts

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dietsc, a variant of duutsc (from which Duits), both from Old Dutch *thiudisk, from Proto-Germanic *þiudiskaz, from *þeudō (people, nation), from Proto-Indo-European *tewtéh₂ (people). Compare German deutsch, Low German Düütsch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Diets (comparative Dietser, superlative meest Diets or Dietst)

  1. (obsolete) German, continental West Germanic
  2. (archaic) Dutch
  3. Middle Dutch

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Diets
uninflected Diets
inflected Dietse
comparative Dietser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial Diets Dietser het Dietst
het Dietste
indefinite m./f. sing. Dietse Dietsere Dietste
n. sing. Diets Dietser Dietste
plural Dietse Dietsere Dietste
definite Dietse Dietsere Dietste
partitive Diets Dietsers

Proper noun[edit]

Diets n

  1. (obsolete) the "German", or continental West Germanic languages
  2. (archaic) the Dutch language
  3. the Middle Dutch language