seis

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

seis

  1. plural of sei

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch zeis, from Middle Dutch seise, from older seisene, from Proto-West Germanic *segisnu. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /səis/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

seis (plural seise)

  1. scythe
    Synonym: sens

Aragonese[edit]

Aragonese cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : seis

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs (six).

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. six

Asturian[edit]

Asturian cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : seis
    Ordinal : sestu

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs (six).

Numeral[edit]

seis (indeclinable)

  1. six

Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Krause & Slocum reconstruct IPA(key): /ses/ with a short vowel[1]

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. six
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Jussus ita numerabat. Ita, tua, tria, fyder, fyuf, seis, sevene, prorsus, ut nos Flandri.
      When asked, he counted thus: One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, just as we Flemings do.

Extremaduran[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Spanish, from Latin sex.

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. six

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally the second-person singular imperative of seistä — the meaning "stand" has turned into "stop". Having been used as such an established interjection, this is generally no longer considered a verb form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsei̯s/, [ˈs̠e̞i̯s̠]
  • Rhymes: -eis
  • Syllabification: seis

Interjection[edit]

seis!

  1. stop!

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Galician cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : seis
    Ordinal : sexto
Galician Wikipedia article on seis

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese seis, from Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs (six).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seis (indeclinable)

  1. six

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Guinea-Bissau Creole cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : seis

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese seis. Cognate with Kabuverdianu sais.

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. six (6)

Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *säic'en.

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. seven

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs (six).

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. six

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs (six).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. six

Descendants[edit]

  • Occitan: sièis

Papiamentu[edit]

Papiamentu cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : seis

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese seis and Spanish seis and Kabuverdianu sais.

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. six (6)

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : seis
    Ordinal : sexto
    Multiplier : sêxtuplo
Portuguese Wikipedia article on seis

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese seis, seys, from Latin sex (six), from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs (six).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈsɐjʃ/, [ˈsɐjʃ]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /ˈsejʃ/, [ˈsejʃ]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ˈseʃ/, [ˈseʃ]

  • Hyphenation: seis
  • Rhymes: -ejʃ

Numeral[edit]

seis m or f

  1. six

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:seis.

Noun[edit]

seis m (plural seis)

  1. six

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:seis.

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Playing cards in Portuguese · cartas de baralho (layout · text)
Ace of spades.svg 2 of spades.svg 3 of spades.svg 4 of spades.svg 5 of spades.svg 6 of spades.svg 7 of spades.svg
ás dois, duque três, terno quatro, quadra cinco, quina seis, sena sete, bisca, manilha
8 of spades.svg 9 of spades.svg 10 of spades.svg Jack of spades2.svg Queen of spades2.svg King of spades2.svg Joker black 02.svg
oito nove dez valete dama rei jóquer, joker,
coringa, curinga

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) sis
  • (Puter, Vallader) ses

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex (compare Spanish seis), from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. (Surmiran) six

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

seis

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of sei

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle Irish *seise, from Old Norse sessi.

Noun[edit]

seis m (genitive singular seis, plural seisean)

  1. sufficiency, enough
  2. match, equal
    Cha d'fhuair Fionn a sheis riamh.
    Finn never met his match.
    Tha do sheis an taic riut.
    Your match is in contact with you.
  3. friend, companion
  4. satisfaction
  5. treat, entertainment

Spanish[edit]

Spanish numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 6 7  → 
    Cardinal: seis
    Ordinal: sexto
    Multiplier: séxtuple
    Fractional: sexto, seisavo

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Cognates include Ancient Greek ἕξ (héx), French six, Old English six, English six.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈseis/, [ˈsei̯s]
  • Hyphenation: seis
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. six

See also[edit]

Playing cards in Spanish · cartas (layout · text)
Ace of spades.svg 2 of spades.svg 3 of spades.svg 4 of spades.svg 5 of spades.svg 6 of spades.svg 7 of spades.svg
as dos tres cuatro cinco seis siete
8 of spades.svg 9 of spades.svg 10 of spades.svg Jack of spades2.svg Queen of spades2.svg King of spades2.svg Joker black 02.svg
ocho nueve diez sota reina rey comodín

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Tagalog cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : seis
    Ordinal : ikaseis

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: se‧is
  • IPA(key): /ˈseʔis/, [ˈseʔɪs]

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. Alternative form of sais

West Frisian[edit]

West Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : seis
    Ordinal : seiste

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian sex, from Proto-Germanic *sehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seis

  1. six

Further reading[edit]

  • seis”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Noun[edit]

seis c (plural seizen, diminutive seiske)

  1. six

Further reading[edit]

  • seis”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011