pais

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See also: país and païs

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, equivalent to French pays (country).

Noun[edit]

pais (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, law) The (people of the) country.

Usage notes[edit]

  • A trial per pais is a trial by the country, i.e. by a jury; and matter in pais is matter triable by the country, or jury.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

pais

  1. first-person singular present indicative of paître
  2. second-person singular present indicative of paître
  3. second-person singular imperative of paître

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

pais m pl

  1. plural form of padre
  2. Parents

Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pais (plural paises)

  1. country (nation)

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pīsum, from Ancient Greek πίσον (pison).

Noun[edit]

pais m (plural pais)

  1. pea

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin pāx

Noun[edit]

pais f (oblique plural pais, nominative singular pais, nominative plural pais)

  1. peace

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pais m pl

  1. parents
  2. Plural of noun pai.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Do not confuse with país.

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum.

Noun[edit]

pais m

  1. (Puter, Vallader) weight

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) paisa
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) peisa
  • (Sutsilvan) pesa

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

pais

  1. genitive singular of pas