zijde

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch side, from Old Dutch *sīda, from Proto-Germanic *sīdǭ.

Noun[edit]

zijde f ‎(plural zijden)

  1. a side
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch side, from Old Dutch *sīda, from Latin saeta.

Noun[edit]

zijde f ‎(uncountable)

  1. silk
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch sidi, a contraction of sijt gi (modern zijt gij).

Contraction[edit]

zijde

  1. (Brabantian) Contraction of zijt gij.
Usage notes[edit]

The contraction is sometimes reinforced with an additional gij, giving zijde gij.