zus

zus

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of zus in English

English Online Dictionary. What means zus‎? What does zus mean?

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /zʏs/
  • Hyphenation: zus
  • Rhymes: -ʏs

Etymology 1

Short form of zuster.

Noun

zus f (plural zussen, diminutive zusje n)

  1. sister

Coordinate terms

  • broer
Derived terms
  • halfzus
  • pleegzus
  • schoonzus
  • tweelingzus
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: sus
  • Negerhollands: suschi, schuschi, schuschie, schuschii, śiśi, shishi, syssie (all forms from the diminutive)

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch sus, related to Proto-West Germanic *swā (in this manner).

Adverb

zus

  1. so, in such a way
    Synonym: zo
Derived terms
  • zus of zo

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