zweet

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch sweet, swet, from Old Dutch *sweit, *swēt, from Proto-Germanic *swait-, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd-, *sweyd-. Compare German Schweiß, West Frisian swit, English sweat, Danish sved.

Noun[edit]

zweet n (uncountable)

  1. sweat
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: sweet

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

zweet

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

Anagrams[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Luxembourgish ordinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : zwee
    Ordinal : zweet

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

zweet (masculine zweeten, neuter zweet, not comparable)

  1. second
    • 2013, Christiane de Bricasart, Wann d'Rous sech verstoppt fir ze kräischen, →ISBN:
      Beim zweeten Ulaf ass meng Stir nach eng Kéier um Bord vum Dësch gelant.
      On the second attempt, my forehead once again landed on the edge of the table.