deis

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

deis (plural deises)

  1. Obsolete form of dais.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for deis in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

deis f (genitive singular deise, nominative plural deiseanna)

  1. right hand; right-hand side
  2. suitable, convenient, position
  3. opportunity
    1. facility
    2. means, apparatus
  4. material advantage
  5. proper condition
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

deis

  1. inflection of deas (right (opposite of left)):
    1. vocative/genitive masculine singular
    2. (archaic) dative feminine singular

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deis dheis ndeis
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

deīs

  1. dative plural of deus
  2. ablative plural of deus

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Anglo-Norman deis, from Latin discus, from Ancient Greek δίσκος (dískos). Doublet of disch.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛi̯s/, /dɛːs/, /dɛs/, /ˈdɛi̯əs/

Noun[edit]

deis

  1. podium, dais
  2. high table
  3. (figuratively) An office or position and the authority it gives.
Alternative forms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: dais
  • Scots: deas, deece

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

deis

  1. Alternative form of dees (die)

Noun[edit]

deis

  1. Alternative form of dees: plural of dee (die)

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

deis

  1. second-person plural (vós) present subjunctive of dar
  2. second-person plural (vós, sometimes used with vocês) negative imperative of dar

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

deis

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of dei
    Div ee ken whae deis it the end o'd?

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adjective[edit]

deis

  1. ready
  2. eager, willing

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

deis

  1. Informal second-person plural (vosotros, vosotras) present subjunctive form of dar.
  2. Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) negative imperative form of dar.