ainsi

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French ainsi, from Old French ensi, ainsins, probably from Latin in (in) + Latin sic (thus). Alternatively, from Old French ains + si, but this is less likely, especially for the forms beginning with en-. Compare Catalan així, Italian così, Portuguese assim, Romanian așa, Spanish así.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.si/

Adverb[edit]

ainsi

  1. in this way, thus

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Descendants[edit]

  • Louisiana Creole French: ensi

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ensi, ainsins.

Adverb[edit]

ainsi

  1. thus; in such a way

Descendants[edit]