kwas

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kwast, from Middle Dutch quast, from Old Dutch *kwast, from Proto-Germanic *kwastuz.

Noun[edit]

kwas (plural kwaste)

  1. brush
  2. tassel

Lower Sorbian[edit]

kwas

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kvasъ (leaven). Cognate with Upper Sorbian kwas, Polish kwas (acid), Serbo-Croatian kvȃs (yeast), Old Church Slavonic квасъ (kvasŭ, leaven).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kwas m

  1. sourdough

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kvasъ (leaven).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kfas/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kwas m inan (diminutive kwasek)

  1. (chemistry) acid (a sour substance)
  2. (colloquial) snag, scene; unpleasant social situation
  3. (slang) LSD

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Further reading[edit]

  • kwas in Polish dictionaries at PWN