cis

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See also: CIS, cís, çiş, and cis-

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation, presumably from either English cosine and sine and the number i or translingual cos, i, and sin.

Noun[edit]

cis

  1. (mathematics) The function \mathrm{cis}(x)=\cos x+i\sin x.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cis (on the same side). The gender-related sense is a clipping of cissexual or of cisgender (from Latin cis).

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Adjective[edit]

cis (not comparable)

  1. (biology) Having two mutations on two genes on the same chromosome of a homologous pair.
  2. (cytology) Of the side of the Golgi apparatus nearer to the endoplasmic reticulum.
  3. (chemistry) In (or constituting, forming, or describing) a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the same side of the bond.
    the cis effect is the labilization of ligands which are cis to certain other ligands
  4. (LGBT) Cisgender or cissexual: not trans (transgender or transsexual).

Usage notes[edit]

Compare cis- and its usage notes, particularly with regard to the gender-related sense.

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Irish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cis f (genitive cise, nominative plural ciseanna)

  1. (sports) basket
  2. (golf) handicap

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cis chis gcis
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cis (invariable)

  1. cis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱe-, *ḱey- (this). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἐκεῖ (ekeî, there), Old Irish (here), Gothic 𐌷𐌹𐌼𐌼𐌰 (himma, to this). More at he, here.

Preposition[edit]

cis

  1. on or to this or the near side of; short of
  2. before

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References[edit]

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

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Rafsi[edit]

cis

  1. rafsi of crisa.

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tisъ, from Proto-Indo-European *taḱs-

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Noun[edit]

cis m

  1. yew
  2. wood of the yew

Declension[edit]

#1 #2

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