avis

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See also: āvis and avīs

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. (obsolete) advice; opinion; deliberation.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French avis

Noun[edit]

avis c (singular definite avisen, plural indefinite aviser)

  1. (journalism) newspaper

Inflection[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French avis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis m (plural avis)

  1. opinion
  2. piece of advice
  3. notice

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

avis (a bird)

From Proto-Italic *awis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwis. Cognates include Ancient Greek ἀετός (aetos) and Sanskrit वि ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis f (genitive avis); third declension

  1. a bird
    • ca. 833Nennius, Historia Brittonum, III, 54
      et vēnērunt ad eum avēs multī colōris innumerābilēs
      and came to him countless birds of many colors
  2. (figuratively) omen, portent
Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem, alternative ablative singular in .

Number Singular Plural
nominative avis avēs
genitive avis avium
dative avī avibus
accusative avem avīs
avēs
ablative avī
ave
avibus
vocative avis avēs

The ablative singular is often avī in Ecclesiastical Latin.

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Descendants[edit]
  • Aragonese: au
  • Catalan: au
  • Portuguese: ave
  • Spanish: ave
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of avus (grandfather)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avīs

  1. dative plural of avus
  2. ablative plural of avus

References[edit]

  • avis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis f

  1. nominative plural form of avs
  2. vocative plural form of avs
  3. accusative plural form of avs

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis.

Noun[edit]

avìs f stress pattern 4

  1. sheep

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French avis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis f, m

  1. newspaper

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French avis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis f

  1. newspaper

Inflection[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the phrase ce m'est a vis ("in my view"), where vis is from Latin visum (vision, image).

Noun[edit]

avis m (oblique plural avis, nominative singular avis, nominative plural avis)

  1. opinion

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From avundsjuk (jealous) + -is

Adjective[edit]

avis (comparative mer avis, superlative mest avis)

  1. (colloquial) jealous