satis

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See also: ŝatis

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of satisfy. Enhanced by ancestral Latin satis.

Adjective[edit]

satis (comparative more satis, superlative most satis)

  1. (colloquial) Clipping of satisfied.

Verb[edit]

satis

  1. (transitive, intransitive, colloquial) Clipping of satisfy.

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

satis

  1. past of sati

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sh₂tis (satiation, satisfaction), from *seh₂- (to satiate, be satisfied). Cognates include Sanskrit असिन्व (asinva, insatiable), Ancient Greek ἄω (áō, to satiate) and Old English sæd (full, sated).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

satis (indeclinable)

  1. enough, filled, plenty

Adverb[edit]

satis (not comparable)

  1. adequately, sufficiently

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • French: assez
  • Italian: assai

References[edit]

  • satis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • satis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • satis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • satis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • after a fairly long interval: satis longo intervallo
    • I am losing my eyesight and getting deaf: neque auribus neque oculis satis consto
    • I am content to..: satis habeo, satis mihi est c. Inf.
    • to take only enough food to support life: tantum cibi et potionis adhibere quantum satis est
    • so much for this subject...; enough has been said on..: ac (sed) de ... satis dixi, dictum est
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 540