ijs

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See also: IJS

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ijs n (uncountable, diminutive ijsje n)

  1. ice (frozen 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
  • Indonesian: es
  • Papiamentu: eis

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ijs n

  1. ice

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: ijs
    • Afrikaans: ys
    • Indonesian: es
    • Papiamentu: eis
  • Limburgish: ies

Further reading[edit]

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

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ijs (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of is (ice)