I wis

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

I wis ‎(comparative more I wis, superlative most I wis)

  1. assuredly, truly, indeed
    I wis, your grandam had a worser match — Shakespeare.

Scots[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English iwis, from Old English ġewiss ‎(certainly, indeed). More at wis.

Adverb[edit]

I wis (comparative mair I wis, superlative maist I wis)

  1. certainly, assuredly, indeed, truly