sijs

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch siseken, borrowed from Middle Low German sisek, from a Slavic language. Cognate to English siskin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɛi̯s/
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  • Hyphenation: sijs
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯s

Noun[edit]

sijs m (plural sijzen, diminutive sijsje n)

  1. siskin, any member of the genus Spinus.
  2. specifically the Eurasian siskin, Spinus spinus as a species or any member thereof.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sijs

  1. Obsolete spelling of siis