gewis

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*weyd-

From Middle Dutch ghewis, ghewes ‎(certain, sure), from Old Dutch *gewis ‎(certain, sure) and gewisso ‎(certainly, surely), both from Proto-Germanic *gawissaz ‎(known, sure), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- ‎(to know). Cognate with English wis ‎(certain, sure), German gewiss ‎(certain), Danish vis ‎(sure). More at wis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gewis ‎(not comparable)

  1. certain, sure

Declension[edit]

Inflection of gewis
uninflected gewis
inflected gewisse
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial gewis
indefinite m./f. sing. gewisse
n. sing. gewis
plural gewisse
definite gewisse
partitive gewis

Adverb[edit]

gewis

  1. certainly, surely

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ġewis n

  1. Alternative form of ġewiss

Adjective[edit]

ġewis

  1. Alternative form of ġewiss