avis

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

English[edit]

See also: rara avis

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English avys, from Old French avis.

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. (obsolete) advice; opinion; deliberation.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. plural of avi

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French avis.

Pronunciation[edit]

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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

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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]
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Descendants[edit]
  • Aragonese: au
  • Catalan: au
  • Portuguese: ave
  • Spanish: ave
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of avus

References[edit]

  • avis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • avis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • avis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • avis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the omens are favourable to some one: aves (alites, oscines) addīcunt alicui (opp. abdicunt aliquid)

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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Aili Keskitalo med samiske aviser (Sami newspapers)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French avis.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a newspaper
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

avis

  1. imperative of avise

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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 main entry.

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of avi

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