fors

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fors (comparative forser, superlative meest fors or forst)

  1. sturdy, strong
  2. substantial, considerable

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of fors
uninflected fors
inflected forse
comparative forser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial fors forser het forst
het forste
indefinite m./f. sing. forse forsere forste
n. sing. fors forser forste
plural forse forsere forste
definite forse forsere forste
partitive fors forsers

Adverb[edit]

fors

  1. strongly

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰértis (the act of carrying) (compare Old Irish brith, German Geburt, English bear, burden, Russian бремя (bremja) ("burden"), брать (bratʹ) ("to take"), Sanskrit भृति (bhṛti, carrying)), derivative of *bʰer-, whence also Latin ferō (bring, carry).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fōrs f (genitive fōrtis); third declension

  1. luck, chance.
Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fōrs fōrtēs
genitive fōrtis fōrtium
dative fōrtī fōrtibus
accusative fōrtem fōrtēs
ablative fōrte fōrtibus
vocative fōrs fōrtēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

From contraction of fōrs sit (it might happen)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fors (not comparable)

  1. perhaps, perchance
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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fors, from Latin foris.

Preposition[edit]

fors

  1. apart from

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin foris.

Adverb[edit]

fors

  1. outside

Preposition[edit]

fors

  1. outside
  2. apart from

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Old Norse[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fursaz, from Pre-Germanic *pŕ̥sos, from Proto-Indo-European *pers- (to spray, splash).

Noun[edit]

fors m (genitive fors, plural forsar)

  1. a waterfall

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fors, from Proto-Germanic *fursaz.

Noun[edit]

fors m

  1. torrent, stream
  2. waterfall

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish fors, from Old Norse fors, from Proto-Germanic *fursaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fors c

  1. a rapid
  2. a waterfall

Declension[edit]

Declension of fors 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fors forsen forsar forsarna
Genitive fors forsens forsars forsarnas