kruis

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /krœy̯s/
  • Rhymes: -œy̯s
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch cruce, from Latin crux (cross)

Noun[edit]

kruis n (plural kruizen or kruisen, diminutive kruisje n)

  1. cross
    1. X-shape
    2. (heraldry) such shape as used in heraldry
    3. execution device with such shape
    4. (figurative) difficult or tortuous situation
  2. crotch
  3. (music) sharp
  4. heads (side of a coin)
    Synonym: kop
    Antonym: munt

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kruis

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

kruis

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