lis

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See also: Lis, LIS, and -lis

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis

  1. plural of li

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A formation related to lëndë, similar to the connection of vis with vend[1]. Alternatively from Serbo-Croatian (Ijekavian) lijȇs (coffin; (dial.) lumber, wood(s), forest), from Old Church Slavonic lěsъ (lěsŭ, wood(s), forest) (compare Bulgarian лес (les)).[2]

Noun[edit]

lis m (indefinite plural lisa, definite singular lisi)

  1. English oak (Quercus robur)
  2. tall tree
  3. (genealogy) lineage
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References[edit]
  1. ^ Martin. E. Huld, Basic Albanian Etymologies (Columbus: Slavica, 1984), 86
  2. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary, s.v. “lis” (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 229.

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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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis m (plural lisos)

  1. Sprekelia formosissima (Jacobean lily)

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis m

  1. press, machine press

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lilium

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Noun[edit]

lis m (plural lis)

  1. lily

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected forms

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lis

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lire
  2. second-person singular present indicative of lire
  3. second-person singular present imperative of lire

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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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin stlīs, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *sterh₃-.

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Noun[edit]

līs f (genitive lītis); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative līs lītēs
genitive lītis lītum
dative lītī lītibus
accusative lītem lītēs
ablative līte lītibus
vocative līs lītēs

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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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “lis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • lis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], 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

Lithuanian[edit]

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lìs

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

Lojban[edit]

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Rafsi[edit]

lis

  1. rafsi of lisri (a story).

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lisъ.

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Noun[edit]

lis m anim (diminutive lisek, feminine lisica)

  1. fox

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lis f (plural lises)

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