pollis

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Standard English police, compare Scots polis.

Noun[edit]

pollis (countable and uncountable, plural pollises)

  1. (uncountable, Geordie) The police.
  2. (countable, Geordie) A policeman or policewoman.

References[edit]

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See pollen (fine flour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pollis m, f (genitive pollinis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of pollen.
Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pollis pollinēs
genitive pollinis pollinum
dative pollinī pollinibus
accusative pollinem pollinēs
ablative polline pollinibus
vocative pollis pollinēs

References[edit]

  • pollis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • pollis” on page 1,195/3 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Etymology 2[edit]

See pollus, alternative form of polus (pole).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pollīs

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