gewis

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gewis, gewes (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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gewis (not comparable)

  1. (dated) certain, sure

Inflection[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. (dated) 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