duit

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Betawi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch duit (a small Dutch coin).

Noun[edit]

duit

  1. money

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch duit, of uncertain origin. Possibly borrowed from Old Norse þveit (cut-off piece of metal, small coin, doit), related to Old English þwītan (to cut, cutt off) (when dialectal English thwite).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dœy̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: duit
  • Rhymes: -œy̯t

Noun[edit]

duit m (plural duiten, diminutive duitje n)

  1. (historical) A Dutch copper coin with the value of 1160 of a guilder, current before the decimalization of 1816.
  2. (informal, in the singular) An amount of money, a sum of money.
    Zij kon daarmee een aardige duit verdienen.
    She could make a pretty penny from that.
  3. (informal, in the plural) Money in general.
    "Blijf met je gore klauwen van me duiten af," krijste de vrek.
    "Keep your filthy mitts of me moola," the miser shrieked.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: duit
  • German: Deut
  • Malay: duit

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch duit (a small Dutch coin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /du.it/
  • Hyphenation: du‧it

Noun[edit]

duit (plural, first-person possessive duitku, second-person possessive duitmu, third-person possessive duitnya)

  1. copper cash; coin
  2. money
    Synonym: uang

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Further reading[edit]


Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From do (to, for) +‎ ("you" [singular])

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

duit (emphatic duitse)

  1. second-person singular of do: to/for you sg

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch duit (a small Dutch coin).

Noun[edit]

duit (Jawi spelling دوءيت‎, plural duit-duit, informal 1st possessive duitku, impolite 2nd possessive duitmu, 3rd possessive duitnya)

  1. money

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ductum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

duit m (oblique plural duiz or duitz, nominative singular duiz or duitz, nominative plural duit)

  1. stream
    • Un duit unt cler e pessuns denz,
      E cil em prenent plus que cenz. (Voyage of St Brendan, ll. 799-800)

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

duit

  1. second-person singular of do: to/for you sg

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
duit duit
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
nduit
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

duit

  1. Alternative form of dhut