kwijt

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch quite, from Medieval Latin quitus (discharged, released (from debt)), a byform of Classical Latin quiētus (quiet). Compare Low German quit, quiet, German quitt, Danish kvit, Swedish quitt, Icelandic kvittur. More at quit, quite.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kwijt (not comparable)

  1. lost, missing
    Hij is zijn broodwinning kwijt.
    He livelihood is lost.

Inflection[edit]

This adjective is only rarely used attributively.

Inflection of kwijt
uninflected kwijt
inflected kwijte
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial kwijt
indefinite m./f. sing. kwijte
n. sing. kwijt
plural kwijte
definite kwijte
partitive kwijts

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

kwijt

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of kwijten
  2. imperative of kwijten

Anagrams[edit]