parvis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman parvis, Middle French parvis, from Late Latin paradisus(paradise) (used in the Middle Ages to describe the court in front of St Peter's in Rome, and later similar courts in front of other churches).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parvis ‎(plural parvises)

  1. An enclosed courtyard in front of a building, especially a cathedral.
  2. A portico surrounding such a space.
  3. The porch of a church, or the room over it.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From par(pair) +‎ -vis(-wise).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /parviːs/, [ˈpʰɑːˌviːˀs]

Adjective[edit]

parvis ‎(neuter parvis or parvist, plural and definite singular attributive parvise)

  1. (rare) pairwise

Adverb[edit]

parvis

  1. pairwise, in pairs, two by two

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin paradīsus, from Ancient Greek παράδεισος(parádeisos). Doublet of paradis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parvis m ‎(plural parvis)

  1. (historical) parvis
  2. forecourt, square

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

parvīs

  1. dative masculine plural of parvus
  2. ablative masculine plural of parvus
  3. dative feminine plural of parvus
  4. ablative feminine plural of parvus
  5. dative neuter plural of parvus
  6. ablative neuter plural of parvus

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From par +‎ -vis

Adverb[edit]

parvis

  1. in pairs

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From par +‎ -vis

Adverb[edit]

parvis

  1. in pairs

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

par +‎ -vis

Adjective[edit]

parvis (not comparable)

  1. pairwise

Declension[edit]

Inflection of parvis
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular parvis
Neuter singular parvist
Plural parvisa
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 parvise
All parvisa
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Adverb[edit]

parvis (not comparable)

  1. pairwise, in pairs, two by two