iz

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See also: íz, iz-, -iz-, iż-, and איז

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Eye dialect spelling of is.

Verb[edit]

iz

  1. (African American Vernacular) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of be

Latvian[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰs (from). Cognates include Lithuanian , dialectal , Old Prussian is, Proto-Slavic *jьz (Old Church Slavonic из (iz), Russian из (iz)), Ancient Greek ἐξ (ex), ἐκ (ek) (dialectal ἐς (es)), Latin ex, ē, Kurdish ji.[1]

Preposition[edit]

iz (with genitive)

  1. (archaic) from, out of
    iz apakšzemesfrom the underworld
    Vanags izņēma glāzes iz skapjaVanags took the glasses from the cabinet
    ...lai šis karogs / iz tavas rokas nes mums uzvaru...so that this flag from your hands brings us victory

Usage notes[edit]

This old preposition has mostly been replaced by its synonym no (from, out of). The related prefix iz-, however, is still very frequent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “iz”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Livonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

i'z

  1. first person singular past form of the negation verb
  2. third person singular past form of the negation verb
  3. first person plural past form of the negation verb
See also[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *jьz, from Proto-Indo-European *eḱs (out of), *eǵʰs, *h₁eǵʰs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

iz (Cyrillic spelling из)

  1. (with genitive) from, out of
    Petar je iz PodgoricePetar is from Podgorica.
    izaći iz sobeto go out of the room
    piti iz čašeto drink from a glass
    doći iz Ameriketo come from America
  2. (with genitive) Used in miscellaneous expressions that refer to some source or origin; for, because of, out of
    iz navikeout of habit
    iz kojegod razlogafor whatever reason
    iz strahaout of fear
    ispit iz matematikemath test (literally, “test out of math”)
  3. (colloquial, regional, with instrumental) with, together with, along with
    ići iz njimto go with him

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *jьz, from Proto-Indo-European *eǵʰs, *h₁eǵʰs (from).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

iz

  1. (with genitive) from (with the source or provenance of or at)

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ایز (iz, footmark, track, trace, trail), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (iz, footprint), from Proto-Turkic *īŕ, *ɨ̄ŕ (trace, furrow), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *ī́ŕu (trace, furrow).[1] Compare Manchu ᡳᡵᡠᠨ (irun, furrow), Korean 이랑 (irang, furrow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iz (definite accusative izi, plural izler)

  1. footprint, track
  2. trace, mark, evidence, clue

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*ī́ŕu”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill