spuit

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spœy̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: spuit
  • Rhymes: -œy̯t

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch spoyte, probably related to spuien.

Noun[edit]

spuit f (plural spuiten, diminutive spuitje n)

  1. spout
    Gisteren ontdekte hij dat de spuit van de tuinslang kapot is.
    He discovered yesterday that the spout of the garden hose is broken.
  2. needle, syringe
    Dit geneesmiddel wordt door middel van een spuit toegediend.This medicine is administered by means of a syringe.
    Synonym: injectiespuit
  3. injection, jab, shot
    De guit krijgt een spuit.The rascal receives a jab.
    Synonyms: injectie, prik
  4. (euphemistic, usually diminutive) euthanasia; lethal injection (particularly in relation to animals, usage in relation to humans may be considered crass)
    Ons konijn heeft vorige week een spuitje gekregen.Our rabbit was euthanised last week.
  5. (dated) gun, rifle
    De veteraan uit de Eerste Wereldoorlog had zijn oude spuit aan de mantel gehangen.
    The veteran of the First World War had hung his old gun on the mantle.
    Synonym: geweer
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: spuit
  • Javindo: spuit
  • Petjo: spuit
  • Indonesian: sepuit
  • Japanese: スポイト
  • Papiamentu: spùit
  • Sranan Tongo: spoiti

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

spuit

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

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

spuit

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of spuien
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of spuien

Anagrams[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

spuit (first-person possessive spuitku, second-person possessive spuitmu, third-person possessive spuitnya)

  1. alternative spelling of sepuit (syringe).

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

spuit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of spuō