zout

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zout n ‎(plural zouten, diminutive zoutje n)

  1. salt

Adjective[edit]

zout ‎(comparative zouter, superlative zoutst)

  1. salted
  2. salty (taste)

Declension[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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Verb[edit]

zout

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