pais

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See also: país, paîs, païs, páis, Páis, and παῖς

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, equivalent to French pays ‎(country).

Noun[edit]

pais ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, law) The (people of the) country.

Usage notes[edit]

  • A trial per pais is a trial by the country, i.e. by a jury; and matter in pais is matter triable by the country, or jury.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

pais

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

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

pais m pl

  1. plural of padre
  2. Parents

Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pais ‎(plural paises)

  1. country (nation)

Istriot[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pagenses, from Late Latin pāgēnsis ‎(inhabitant of a district), from Latin pāgus ‎(village; district). Compare Italian paese, Venetian pajès, Friulian paîs, Sicilian paisi, Romansh pajais, Catalan país, French pays, Portuguese país, Spanish país.

Noun[edit]

pais

  1. country
  2. village

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pīsum, from Ancient Greek πίσον ‎(píson).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pais m ‎(plural pais)

  1. (Jersey) pea

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pācem, accusative singular of pāx.

Noun[edit]

pais f ‎(oblique plural pais, nominative singular pais, nominative plural pais)

  1. peace
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Late Latin pagensis, which is derived from Latin pāgus ‎(country).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • païs (scholarly transcription)

Noun[edit]

pais m ‎(oblique plural pais, nominative singular pais, nominative plural pais)

  1. country; nation
Usage notes[edit]
  • The vast majority of facsimiles of manuscripts use pais to mean peace and païs (with a diaeresis on the i) to mean country. While this avoids ambiguity this distinction is not found in the original manuscripts which do not contain diaereses at all.
Descendants[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pais m pl

  1. parents
  2. Plural of noun pai.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Do not confuse with país.

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum.

Noun[edit]

pais m

  1. (Puter, Vallader) weight

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) paisa
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) peisa
  • (Sutsilvan) pesa

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

pais m

  1. genitive singular of pas