Eis

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Ies (Ripuarian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German īs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛi̯s/, /ʌi̯s/

Noun[edit]

Eis n ‎(plural Eis)

  1. (Moselle Franconian) ice
  2. (Moselle Franconian) ice cream

German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyH-. Compare Low German Ies, Dutch ijs, English ice, Danish is.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Eis n ‎(genitive Eises, plural Eis or Eise, diminutive Eischen n)

  1. ice
  2. ice cream
Usage notes[edit]
  • The plural forms are used for the sense “ice cream”, but are often avoided.
Declension[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Eis n ‎(genitive Eis, no plural)

  1. (music) E sharp

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Eis

  1. genitive singular of Ei