tussen

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See also: tussen-

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch tusschen, from Middle Dutch twisschen, tusschen, a shortening of Old Dutch intwiskan, originally a prepositional phrase *in twiskan. The latter word is from Proto-Germanic *twiskaz, *twiskijaz (twofold, double), from Proto-Indo-European *dwís (twice, doubly; in two).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtœ.sən/
  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

tussen

  1. between
  2. among, amidst

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

tussen

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of tossir

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tussen c

  1. definite singular of tus

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch twisschen, tusschen, a shortening of Old Dutch intwiskan, originally a prepositional phrase *in twiskan. The latter word is from Proto-Germanic *twiskaz, *twiskijaz (twofold, double), from Proto-Indo-European *dwís (twice, doubly; in two).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

tussen

  1. between
  2. among, amidst

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: tussen
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: tosn
  • Negerhollands: tyssen, tuschen