kies

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch kuse, from Proto-Germanic *kūsiō-.

Noun[edit]

kies m (plural kiezen, diminutive kiesje n)

  1. A molar
  2. (figuratively) Certain resembling objects
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch kesen, from Proto-Germanic *keusan-.

Adjective[edit]

kies (comparative kiezer, superlative meest kies or kiest)

  1. delicate, choice
  2. showing good taste, well-chosen
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kies
uninflected kies
inflected kieze
comparative kiezer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kies kiezer het kiest
het kieste
indefinite m./f. sing. kieze kiezere kieste
n. sing. kies kiezer kieste
plural kieze kiezere kieste
definite kieze kiezere kieste
partitive kies kiezers
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Verb[edit]

kies

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kiezen
  2. imperative of kiezen

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ki- (interrogative and relative correlative prefix) + -es (correlative suffix of genitives)

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Pronoun[edit]

kies (interrogative and relative correlative of genitives, plural kies, accusative singular kies, accusative plural kies)

  1. whose, of whom, of which

Usage notes[edit]

Like other interrogative and relative correlatives, kies can be combined with ajn, the adverbial particle of generality. Kies ajn thus means whosever.

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

kies

  1. Imperative singular of kiesen.

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an otherwise unattested stem of unknown origin +‎ -es. It is not unlikely, however, that it was originated based on similar word pairs as an analogy, compare kegyetlen (cruel) - kegyes (kind, merciful).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkiʲɛʃ]
  • Hyphenation: ki‧es

Adjective[edit]

kies (comparative kiesebb, superlative legkiesebb)

  1. (archaic) picturesque

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative kies kiesek
accusative kiest kieseket
dative kiesnek kieseknek
instrumental kiessel kiesekkel
causal-final kiesért kiesekért
translative kiessé kiesekké
terminative kiesig kiesekig
essive-formal kiesként kiesekként
essive-modal
inessive kiesben kiesekben
superessive kiesen kieseken
adessive kiesnél kieseknél
illative kiesbe kiesekbe
sublative kiesre kiesekre
allative kieshez kiesekhez
elative kiesből kiesekből
delative kiesről kiesekről
ablative kiestől kiesektől

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