rijs

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch rijs, from Proto-Germanic *hrisa-. Cognate with German Reis “twig”, Old Norse hrís, Dansish, Norwegian and Swedish ris.

Noun[edit]

rijs n (plural rijzen or rijzeren, diminutive rijsje n)

  1. (archaic, dialectal) A young twig or branch.
    Synonyms: tak, twijg
  2. (archaic, dialectal) A bundle of twigs; a faggot.
    Synonyms: mutsaard, takkenbundel
  3. (obsolete) Any bush, tree or plant.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

rijs

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

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

rijs m (uncountable)

  1. Archaic form of rijst.