kuis

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch cuusch (chaste), from Latin conscius (conscious), a compound of com- (together) + scire (to know). Cognate with English conscious, German keusch.

Adjective[edit]

kuis (comparative kuiser, superlative meest kuis or kuist)

  1. chaste, morally pure, clean, virgin
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kuis
uninflected kuis
inflected kuise
comparative kuiser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kuis kuiser het kuist
het kuiste
indefinite m./f. sing. kuise kuisere kuiste
n. sing. kuis kuiser kuiste
plural kuise kuisere kuiste
definite kuise kuisere kuiste
partitive kuis kuisers
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Noun[edit]

kuis m (uncountable)

  1. A cleansing, cleaning(-up)

Verb[edit]

kuis

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic

Noun[edit]

kuis f (plural kuizen, diminutive kuisje n)

  1. A (bovine) calf, notably under 9 months old
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Etymology 3[edit]

Germanic

Noun[edit]

kuis m (plural kuizen, diminutive kuisje n)

  1. A (playing) marble
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