Eis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Eis.

Proper noun[edit]

Eis (plural Eises)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Eis is the 39607th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 555 individuals. Eis is most common among White (93.69%) individuals.

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Ies (Ripuarian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German īs, from Proto-West Germanic *īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Eis n (plural Eis)

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

German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German īs, from Old High German īs, from Proto-West Germanic *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 (strong, 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]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Eis n (strong, genitive Eis, plural Eis)

  1. (music) E sharp
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Eis

  1. genitive singular of Ei

Anagrams[edit]

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Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German īs, from Old High German īs, from Proto-West Germanic *īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Eis n

  1. ice
    Du mol en bissje Eis in de Suco.
    Put some ice in the juice.

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German īs, from Proto-West Germanic *īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyH-. Compare German Eis, Dutch ijs, English ice.

Noun[edit]

Eis n

  1. ice