parvis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman parvis, Middle French parvis, from Late Latin paradisus (paradise) (used in the Middle Ages to describe the court in front of St Peter's in Rome, and later similar courts in front of other churches).

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Noun[edit]

parvis (plural parvises)

  1. An enclosed courtyard in front of a building, especially a cathedral.
  2. A portico surrounding such a space.
  3. The porch of a church, or the room over it.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From par (pair) +‎ -vis (-wise).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /parviːs/, [ˈpʰɑːˌviːˀs]

Adjective[edit]

parvis (neuter parvis or parvist, definite and plural parvise)

  1. (rare) pairwise

Adverb[edit]

parvis

  1. pairwise, in pairs, two by two

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin paradīsus, from Ancient Greek παράδεισος (parádeisos). Compare paradis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parvis m (plural parvis)

  1. (historical) parvis
  2. forecourt, square

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

parvīs

  1. dative masculine plural of parvus
  2. ablative masculine plural of parvus
  3. dative feminine plural of parvus
  4. ablative feminine plural of parvus
  5. dative neuter plural of parvus
  6. ablative neuter plural of parvus

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From par +‎ -vis

Adverb[edit]

parvis

  1. in pairs

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From par +‎ -vis

Adverb[edit]

parvis

  1. in pairs

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

par +‎ -vis

Adjective[edit]

parvis (not comparable)

  1. pairwise

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

parvis (not comparable)

  1. pairwise, in pairs, two by two