ijs

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See also: IJS

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ijs, from Old Dutch *īs, from Proto-West Germanic *īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ijs n (uncountable, diminutive ijsje n)

  1. ice (frozen liquid, notably water)
    Er staat ijs op de vijver.
    There is ice on the pond.
  2. ice cream
    Ik lust wel wat ijs.
    I’d like some ice cream.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: ys
  • Petjo: es
  • Caribbean Javanese: ès
  • Indonesian: es
  • Papiamentu: eis
  • Sranan Tongo: èisi, hèisi

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *īs, from Proto-West Germanic *īs.

Noun[edit]

ijs n

  1. ice

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ijs”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “ijs”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ijs (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of is (ice)