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

Declension[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 *bʰr̥tis ‎(the act of carrying) (compare Old Irish brith, German Geburt, English bear, burden, fare, ferry, 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]

fors f ‎(genitive fortis); third declension

  1. luck, chance.
Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fors fortēs
genitive fortis fortium
dative fortī fortibus
accusative fortem fortēs
fortīs
ablative forte fortibus
vocative fors fortēs
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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]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French foris, from Latin foris.

Adverb[edit]

fors

  1. apart from

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin foris.

Adverb[edit]

fors

  1. outside
  2. apart from

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Old Norse[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fors m (genitive fors, plural forsar)

  1. a waterfall

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fors.

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Noun[edit]

fors c

  1. a rapid
  2. a waterfall

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