lis

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See also: Lis, LIS, -lis, ліс, and лис

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis (plural lisses)

  1. (heraldry) fleur-de-lis
    • 1915, Guy Cadogan Rothery, ABC of Heraldry (page 175)
      [] it may be dimidiated: for instance, half a rose and half a lis being stuck together, or half a lis and half an eagle.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis

  1. plural of li

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin lis (quarrel, lawsuit).

Noun[edit]

lis

  1. (law) The substance of a legal dispute.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch list, from Middle Dutch list, from Old Dutch list, from Proto-Germanic *listiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis (plural liste)

  1. A ruse, a trick, a cunning plan.

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Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian (Ikavian) lȉs (coffin; (dial.) lumber, wood(s), forest), from Old Church Slavonic лѣсъ (lěsŭ, wood(s), forest) (compare Bulgarian лес (les)).[1][2] Alternatively, a formation related to lëndë, similar to the connection of vis with vend.[3]

Noun[edit]

lis m (indefinite plural lisa, definite singular lisi, definite plural lisat)

  1. English oak (Quercus robur)
  2. tall tree
  3. (genealogy) lineage
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “lis”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 229
  2. ^ Anila Omari, s.v. ‘lis’, in Marrëdhëniet gjuhësore shqiptaro-serbe (Tirana: Kristalina KH, 2012), 185.
  3. ^ Martin. E. Huld, Basic Albanian Etymologies (Columbus, OH: Slavica, 1984), 86.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *leitšja, from Proto-Indo-European *ley- (to pour). Cognate with Latin libare (to pour, to libate), Old Church Slavonic лити (liti, to pour), Gothic 𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌸𐌿 (leiþu, fruit wine).

Verb[edit]

lis (first-person singular past tense lysa, participle lysur)

  1. to pour
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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ille (that one).

Pronoun[edit]

lis

  1. (to) them (indirect object)

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis m (plural lisos)

  1. Sprekelia formosissima (Jacobean lily)

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Czech[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis m

  1. press, machine press
    Synonym: pres

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lilium

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis m (plural lis)

  1. lily

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected forms

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lis

  1. inflection of lire:
    1. first/second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular present imperative

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Friulian[edit]

Friulian Definite Articles
singular plural
masculine il
l'
i
feminine  la
l'
lis

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illas, accusative feminine plural of illae.

Article[edit]

lis f pl (singular la)

  1. the

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French liste (list).

Noun[edit]

lis

  1. list

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch lijst, from Italian lista, from Proto-Germanic *līstǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *leizd (band, border).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɪs]
  • Hyphenation: lis

Noun[edit]

lis

  1. list, a register or roll of paper consisting of a compilation or enumeration of a set of possible items; the compilation or enumeration itself.
    Synonym: daftar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch lijst, from Middle Dutch lijste, from Old Dutch *līsta, from Proto-Germanic *līstǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *leizd (band, border).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɪs]
  • Hyphenation: lis

Noun[edit]

lis

  1. frame, border.
    Synonym: bingkai

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin stlīs, from Proto-Italic *slītis (accusation, dispute), likely from Proto-Indo-European *sliH-ti-, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leyH-, related to Old Irish liid (accuse, charge).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

līs f (genitive lītis); third declension

  1. lawsuit, action
  2. contention, strife, quarrel

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative līs lītēs
Genitive lītis lītium
Dative lītī lītibus
Accusative lītem lītēs
lītīs
Ablative līte lītibus
Vocative līs lītēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: lite
  • Portuguese: lide
  • Spanish: lid

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • lis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • lis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the case is still undecided: adhuc sub iudice lis est (Hor. A. P. 77)
    • to lose one's case: causā or lite cadere (owing to some informality)
    • chicanery (specially of wrongfully accusing an innocent man): calumniae litium (Mil. 27. 74)
    • (ambiguous) to go to law with, sue a person: litem alicui intendere
    • (ambiguous) to win a case: causam or litem obtinere
    • (ambiguous) to lose one's case: causam or litem amittere, perdere
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lìs

  1. third-person singular future of lyti
  2. third-person plural future of lyti

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lisъ.

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Noun[edit]

lis m anim (diminutive lisek, augmentative lisisko, feminine lisica)

  1. fox (Vulpini, especially the genus Vulpes)
  2. (colloquial) fox fur

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Noun[edit]

lis m pers

  1. (colloquial) A clever or cunning person; fox.

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Further reading[edit]

  • lis in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lis in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis f (plural lises)

  1. Synonym of lirio
  2. Synonym of flor de lis