avis

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See also: Avis, avís, āvis, avīs, avìș, and avis'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English avys, from Old French avis.

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. (obsolete) advice; opinion; deliberation.

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. plural of avi

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French avis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈviːˀs/, [æˈʋiˀs̺]

Noun[edit]

avis c (singular definite avisen, plural indefinite aviser)

  1. (journalism) newspaper

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French avis, from vis, from Latin visus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.vi/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

avis m (plural avis)

  1. opinion
    Synonym: opinion
  2. piece of advice
    Synonym: conseil
  3. notice

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: advis
  • Norwegian Bokmål: avis

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Friulian[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. plural of ave

Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

avis (a bird)

From Proto-Italic *awis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwis. Cognates include Ancient Greek ἀετός (aetós), and Sanskrit वि (), and Albanian vito (woodpidgeon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis f (genitive avis); third declension

  1. a bird
    • ca. 833Nennius, Historia Brittonum, III, 54
      et vēnērunt ad eum avēs multī colōris innumerābilēs
      and came to him countless birds of many colors
  2. (figuratively) omen, portent
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem, ablative singular in -e or occasionally ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative avis avēs
Genitive avis avium
Dative avī avibus
Accusative avem avēs
avīs
Ablative ave
avī
avibus
Vocative avis avēs

The ablative singular is often avī in Ecclesiastical Latin.

Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Aragonese: au
  • Catalan: au
  • Galician: ave
  • Portuguese: ave
  • Sardinian: ave (Nuorese), ae (Logudorese)
  • Spanish: ave
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of avus

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis f

  1. nominative plural form of avs
  2. vocative plural form of avs
  3. accusative plural form of avs

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *áwis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis.

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Noun[edit]

avìs f (plural ãvys) stress pattern 4

  1. sheep (female sheep and generic term)

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Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈaviːs/

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. locative singular of avvi

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Woman reading newspapers.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈʋiːs/
  • Rhymes: -iːs
  • Hyphenation: av‧is

Etymology 1[edit]

From French avis (opinion, notice; piece of advise), from Middle French advis (opinion), from Old French avis (opinion), from the phrase ce m'est a vis ("in my view"), where vis is from Latin vīsum (vision, image). Doublet of advis.

Cognate with Danish avis, Italian avviso, Middle English avys and English avis.

Noun[edit]

avis f or m (definite singular avisa or avisen, indefinite plural aviser, definite plural avisene)

  1. (journalism) a newspaper (a publication, usually published daily or weekly and usually printed on cheap, low-quality paper, containing news and other articles)
    • 1874, Henrik Ibsen, Peer Gynt, page 242:
      du mener nok ikke, vi holder aviser
      you probably do not mean, we keep newspapers
    • 1877, Henrik Ibsen, Samfundets støtter, page 60:
      der vil blive skrevet korrespondencer i aviserne i nabobyerne
      correspondence will be written in the newspapers of the neighboring towns
    • 1890, Henrik Ibsen, Hedda Gabler, page 124:
      generalen sad … og læste aviserne
      the general sat… and read the newspapers
    • 1994, Knut Hamsun, Knut Hamsuns brev I, page 202:
      hun har nemlig havt en historie og har staaet i aviserne nylig
      she has had a story and has been in the newspapers recently
    • 1993, Knut Faldbakken, Ormens år, page 19:
      jeg abonnerer på åtte aviserjeg abonnerer på åtte aviser
      I subscribe to eight newspapers
    • 1995, Ebba Haslund, I mangel av sverd, page 181:
      bunker med illegale aviser
      piles of illegal newspapers
    • 2001, Lars Saabye Christensen, Halvbroren, page 216:
      hun hadde gått for å hente avisen
      she had gone to get the newspaper
    • 1934 October 9, Folkeviljen, page 3:
      et gammelt munnheld sier «ikke et ord i avisen» om noe som skal være topphemmelig
      an old saying goes "not a word in the newspaper" about something that should be top secret
    • 1935 September 17, Folkebladet, page 4:
      foreløbig må avisene ikke vite noe om dette. Altså ikke et ord i avisen om at vi følger et nytt spor
      for the time being, the newspapers must not know anything about this. In other words, not a word in the newspaper that we are following a new path
    ikke et ord i avisenkeep something secret
    Synonyms: avisblad, blad, tidende, tidning
  2. (media) a financial enterprise that consists of publishing a newspaper; newspaper agency
    hun er ansatt i en avis
    she is employed by a newspaper
  3. (business) an office where the newspaper editorial office is located
    han gikk ned i avisen for å snakke med redaktøren
    he went down to the newspaper to talk to the editor
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

avis

  1. imperative of avise

References[edit]

  • “avis” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “avis” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • avis” in Store norske leksikon

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Bergens Tidende, 30 January 1871

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French avis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis f (definite singular avisa, indefinite plural aviser, definite plural avisene)

  1. a newspaper

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the phrase ce m'est a vis ("in my view"), where vis is from Latin visum (vision, image).

Noun[edit]

avis m (oblique plural avis, nominative singular avis, nominative plural avis)

  1. opinion

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of avundsjuk (jealous) +‎ -is.

Adjective[edit]

avis (comparative mer avis, superlative mest avis)

  1. (colloquial) jelly, jealous
Declension[edit]

Invariable, not used in the definite form.

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of avi.

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