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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

zout pf (imperfective zouvat)

  1. to take off (a shoe)

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Further reading[edit]

  • zouti in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • zouti in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

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
    Wie heeft er twee kilo zout in mijn soep gedaan? Nu smaakt het ranzig!
    Who's put two kilogrammes of salt in my soup? It tastes putrid now!
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: sout
  • Sranan Tongo: sowtu

Adjective[edit]

zout (comparative zouter, superlative zoutst)

  1. salted
    Hou jij van zoute haring?
    Do you like salted herring?
  2. salty (taste)
    Dit is echt veel te zout!
    This really is far too salty!
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