kussen

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See also: küssen and Küssen

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʏsə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kus‧sen

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch cussen, from Old Dutch *kussen, from Proto-Germanic *kussijaną.

Verb[edit]

kussen

  1. (transitive) to kiss, to give a kiss to
    Ik kuste hem zachtjes op zijn wang.
    I kissed him gently on the cheek.
  2. (intransitive) to practice kissing
    Niemand kust beter dan hij.
    Nobody kisses better than he.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kussen (weak)
infinitive kussen
past singular kuste
past participle gekust
infinitive kussen
gerund kussen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular kus kuste
2nd person sing. (jij) kust kuste
2nd person sing. (u) kust kuste
2nd person sing. (gij) kust kuste
3rd person singular kust kuste
plural kussen kusten
subjunctive sing.1 kusse kuste
subjunctive plur.1 kussen kusten
imperative sing. kus
imperative plur.1 kust
participles kussend gekust
1) Archaic.
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: kus

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch cussin, from Old French cuisin, cussin.

Noun[edit]

kussen n (plural kussens, diminutive kussentje n)

  1. pillow, cushion
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Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

kussen

  1. Plural form of kus

Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

kussen

  1. First-person singular potential present form of kusta.