guisa

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Proto-Germanic *wîsa, related to English wise and German weise.

Noun[edit]

guisa f (plural guise)

  1. (literary) manner, way

Old Provençal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin [Term?] (compare Old French guise, Italian guisa), from Proto-Germanic *wisa ( > English wise).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

guisa f (oblique plural guisas, nominative singular guisa, nominative plural guisas)

  1. way, manner
    • c. 1110, Guilhèm de Peitieus, ‘Canso’:
      Ma dona m'assai' e·m prueva, / Quossi de qual guiza l'am [...].
      My lady tries to test me to find out how much I love her.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French guise, from Proto-Germanic *wîsa, related to English wise and German weise. Compare Spanish guisa, Italian guisa.

Noun[edit]

guisa f (plural guisas)

  1. manner, habit
  2. way
    à guisa deby way of

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Likely from Gothic *𐌲𐌹𐍃𐌰 (*gisa, way, manner), from Proto-Germanic *wīsō (way, method, etc.), related to English wise and German weise.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

guisa f (plural guisas)

  1. manner
  2. habit

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

guisa

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of guisar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of guisar.