ops

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See also: OPS and ὄψ

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ops

  1. plural of op
  2. (informal) operations
  3. (Internet, IRC) operator status
    Why don't I have ops in this channel any more?

Anagrams[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

ops

  1. indefinite genitive singular of op

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ep-(i)-, *h₃op-(i)- (force, ability), from *h₃ep- base, whence also Sanskrit अप्नस् (ápnas, property, possession) and possibly Ancient Greek ὄμπνη (ómpnē, food). Related to omnis, opīmus and opus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ops f (genitive opis); third declension

  1. (singular) power to help
  2. (plural) resources, wealth

Usage notes[edit]

  • The nominative singular *ops is not attested, the dative singular opī is uncommon and the ablative singular is once opī (in Varro's De lingua latina) according to dictionaries (see the References below).

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ops opēs
genitive opis opum
dative opī opibus
accusative opem opēs
ablative ope opibus
vocative ops opēs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ops in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ops in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ops” on page 1086 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to bring aid to; to rescue: auxilium, opem, salutem ferre alicui
    • (ambiguous) to implore a person's help: alicuius opem implorare
    • (ambiguous) to fly to some one for refuge: confugere ad aliquem or ad opem, ad fidem alicuius
    • (ambiguous) to be very rich; to be in a position of affluence: magnas opes habere
    • (ambiguous) to be very rich; to be in a position of affluence: opibus maxime florere
    • (ambiguous) to be very rich; to be in a position of affluence: omnibus opibus circumfluere
    • (ambiguous) to strain every nerve, do one's utmost in a matter: omni ope atque opera or omni virium contentione eniti, ut
    • (ambiguous) to possess means, to be well off: rem or opes habere, bona possidere, in bonis esse
    • (ambiguous) to be very rich: opibus, divitiis, bonis, facultatibus abundare
    • (ambiguous) to have great influence: opibus, gratia, auctoritate valere, florere
    • (ambiguous) to acquire influence: opes, gratiam, potentiam consequi
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 431

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ops

  1. oops (acknowledging a minor mistake)

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ops m (uncountable)

  1. acknowledgment of a minor mistake, oops