quis

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quaesitus.

Verb[edit]

quis m ‎(feminine singular quise, masculine plural quis, feminine plural quises)

  1. past participle of quérir

Participle[edit]

quis

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of quérir

Verb[edit]

quis

  1. first-person singular past historic of quérir
  2. second-person singular past historic of quérir

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷis, *kʷos. See there for cognate nouns.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

quis m ‎(feminine quis, neuter quid)

  1. Who?, what?
    Quid accidit?
    What happened?
    Quis es?
    Who are you?
    Quis es tu?
    Who are you? (with emphasis on the word 'you')
    Quis ut Deus?
    Who is like God?
  2. How? Why?
  3. (after si, nisi, ne, num) someone, something, anyone, anything; any
    • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri 26.1
      [] dum ne quem militem legeret ex eo numero quibus senatus missionem reditumque in patriam negasset ante belli finem.
      [] provided he did not choose any soldier from those to whom the Senate had refused discharge and a return home before the end of the war

Declension[edit]

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative quis quid quī quae
genitive cuius, cujus quōrum quārum quōrum
dative cui quibus
accusative quem quid quōs quās quae
ablative quō quibus

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • quis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press

Lule[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

quis

  1. I

References[edit]

  • Antonio Maccioni / Machoni, Arte y vocabulario de la lengua lule y tonocoté (1732)

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • quiz (obsolete, now a misspelling)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

quis

  1. first-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of querer
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) preterite indicative of querer