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 1[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. adequate, enough, plenty, satisfactory, sufficient
  2. filled, satisfied

Adverb[edit]

satis (not comparable)

  1. adequately, sufficiently
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • French: assez
  • Italian: assai

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

satīs

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

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

satīs

  1. dative plural of sata
  2. ablative plural of sata

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 with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 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, →ISBN, page 540