kes

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See also: Kes, KES, keś, keš, keş, kés, and kęs

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kes (uncountable)

  1. (Sikhism) Alternative form of kesh

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

kes

  1. (UK, slang, birdwatching) The kestrel.

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *ken + the pronoun see.

Pronoun[edit]

kes (genitive kelle, partitive keda)

  1. (interrogative) who

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cash. Doublet of kas and kasa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛs]
  • Hyphenation: kes

Adjective[edit]

kès

  1. (colloquial) cash, money in the form of notes/bills and coins.
    Synonyms: kontan, tunai

Usage notes[edit]

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian. The Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore usage can be seen in Malay kes.

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

Etymology[edit]

From English case, from Middle English cas, from Old French cas (an event), from Latin cāsus (a falling, a fall; accident, event, occurrence; occasion, opportunity; noun case).

Noun[edit]

kés (Jawi spelling کيس‎, plural kes-kes, informal 1st possessive kesku, 2nd possessive kesmu, 3rd possessive kesnya)

  1. case:
    1. (law) lawsuit, legal proceeding.
    2. (medicine) an instance of a specific condition or set of symptoms.

Usage notes[edit]

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian. The Indonesian usage can be seen in Indonesian kes.

Synonyms[edit]

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English case.

Noun[edit]

kes

  1. case; box; carton

Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

kes

  1. second-person singular imperative of kesmek