kersie

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kersie ‎(plural kersies)

  1. Obsolete form of kersey.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Diminutive of Dutch kers ‎(cherry). The basic form has been reserved to the etymologically distinct kers ‎(candle) in Afrikaans (compare etymology 2).

Noun[edit]

kersie ‎(plural kersies, diminutive kersietjie)

  1. cherry
Usage notes[edit]
  • Since kersie is already an original diminutive, the form kersietjie is rare.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kersie ‎(plural kersies)

  1. Diminutive of kers ‎(candle)