sluis

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch [Term?] sluse, from Old Dutch [Term?] slūsa, from Late Latin exclusa, sclusa(sluice), from Latin exclūsus, form of exclūdō(I shut out, I exclude). Cognate to English sluice.

Noun[edit]

sluis f (plural sluizen, diminutive sluisje n)

  1. sluice, lock

Verb[edit]

sluis

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