kruis

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch cruce, from Latin crux (cross)

Noun[edit]

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

  1. cross (execution device)
  2. cross, X-shape
  3. crotch
  4. (figuratively) difficult or tortuous situation
  5. (music) sharp
  6. heads (side of a coin)
    Synonyms: kop
    Antonyms: munt
  7. (heraldry) cross

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

kruis

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