avis

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See also: āvis, avīs, and Avis

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. (obsolete) advice; opinion; deliberation.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French avis

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avis m ‎(plural avis)

  1. opinion
  2. piece of advice
  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 ‎().

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
Inflection[edit]

Third declension, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

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.

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  • aucellus (Late Latin) (see for further Romance descendants)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of avus ‎(grandfather)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avīs

  1. dative plural of avus
  2. 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 *awis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis, *h₃éwis. Cognate with Latvian avs, Old Church Slavonic овьца ‎(ovĭca).

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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]

Noun[edit]

avis

  1. locative singular of avvi

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from French avis.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a newspaper
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

avis

  1. imperative of avise

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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[edit]

From avundsjuk ‎(jealous) + -is

Adjective[edit]

avis (comparative mer avis, superlative mest avis)

  1. (colloquial) jealous