kers

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

kers (plural kerse, diminutive kersie)

  1. candle

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Vulgar Latin ceresia, from the neuter plural of Late Latin ceresium, from Latin cerasium, from Ancient Greek κεράσιον (kerásion, cherry), from Ancient Greek κερασός (kerasós, bird cherry), ultimately possibly of Anatolian origin.

Noun[edit]

Rode kersen
Red cherries

kers f (plural kersen, diminutive kersje n)

  1. cherry (fruit)

kers m (plural kersen)

  1. cherry (tree)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with English cress, German Kresse

Noun[edit]

kers f (uncountable)

  1. cress (watercress, garden cress)
  2. nasturtium, Tropaeolum majus
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