zout

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *jьzuti (to take off (footwear)), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *outei, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ew-. Cognate with Latin exuere.

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zout pf (imperfective zouvat)

  1. to take off (a shoe)

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch sout, from Old Dutch *salt. The noun is from Proto-Germanic *saltą, the adjective from *saltaz. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂l-, *séh₂ls. Compare German Salz, West Frisian sâlt, English salt, Danish salt.

Noun[edit]

zout n (plural zouten, diminutive zoutje n)

  1. salt
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  • Afrikaans: sout
  • Sranan Tongo: sowtu

Adjective[edit]

zout (comparative zouter, superlative zoutst)

  1. salted
  2. salty (taste)
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of zout
uninflected zout
inflected zoute
comparative zouter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial zout zouter het zoutst
het zoutste
indefinite m./f. sing. zoute zoutere zoutste
n. sing. zout zouter zoutste
plural zoute zoutere zoutste
definite zoute zoutere zoutste
partitive zouts zouters
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

zout

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