sis

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See also: SIS, SIs, sís, -sis, šis, šīs, şiş, and шиш

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sis (plural sises or sisses)

  1. (informal) Clipping of sister.
    • 1980, Stephen King, The Wedding Gig
      My sis is tying the knot. I want you to play for the reception.

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Bouyei[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *siːᴮ (four), from Middle Chinese (MC siɪH, “four”), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ləj (four). Cognate with Thai สี่ (sìi), Northern Thai ᩈᩦ᩵, Lao ສີ່ (), ᦉᦲᧈ (ṡii1), Tai Dam ꪎꪲ꪿, Shan သီႇ (sìi), Tai Nüa ᥔᥤᥱ (), Ahom 𑜏𑜣 (), Zhuang seiq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

Bouyei cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : sis

sis

  1. four

Synonyms[edit]

  • siq (in loanwords from Chinese)

Catalan[edit]

Catalan cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : sis
    Ordinal : sisè
    Multiplier : sèxtuple
Catalan Wikipedia article on sis

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Occitan seis, from Latin sex, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

Numeral[edit]

sis m or f

  1. six

Noun[edit]

sis m (plural sisos)

  1. six

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sis

  1. plural of si

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

sis

  1. Contraction of jsi + si.

Usage notes[edit]

When using a reflexive verb in the second-person singular past form and in conditional, the auxiliary verb být (to be) is replaced with just -s appended to the reflexive pronoun se, si. The full form “jsi se”, “jsi si” is proscribed as hypercorrect.

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Dutch[edit]

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Verb[edit]

sis

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sissen
  2. imperative of sissen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sessus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sis m (feminine singular sise, masculine plural sis, feminine plural sises)

  1. past participle of seoir

Adjective[edit]

sis (feminine singular sise, masculine plural sis, feminine plural sises)

  1. (law, literary) located

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

sis m pl

  1. plural of si

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sis

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌹𐍃

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French six.

Numeral[edit]

sis

  1. six

Ido[edit]

Ido numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 6 7  → 
    Cardinal: sis
    Ordinal: sisesma
    Adverbial: sisfoye
    Multiplier: sisopla
    Fractional: sisima

Etymology[edit]

From English six, French six, German sechs, Spanish seis, Italian sei, Russian шесть (šestʹ), all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

Numeral[edit]

sis

  1. six (6)

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A contraction of sī vīs, from (if) + vīs (you want), the second person of volō (to want). Literally meaning "if you want".

Adverb[edit]

sīs (not comparable)

  1. if you want, if you wish, if you're willing, if you prefer
    Synonym: sōdēs

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of sum (I am).

Verb[edit]

sīs

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of sum

References[edit]

  • sis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French six (six).

Numeral[edit]

sis

  1. six

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Mauritian Creole cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : sis
    Ordinal : siziem

Etymology[edit]

From French six.

Numeral[edit]

sis

  1. six

Navajo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan *səx. Cognate with Western Apache sis, Chiricahua sis, Jicarilla sis, Plains Apache sis.

Noun[edit]

sis (possessed form -ziiz)

  1. belt, sash, girdle
    Shiziiz áshłééh.
    I am putting my belt on.

Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Sarcee sis, Beaver shís, hís, Sekani hís, Chipewyan sheθ, Carrier shuθ.

Noun[edit]

sis

  1. (obsolete) hill, mountain
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Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

sis

  1. locative of sii

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

cardinal number
6 Previous: cinc
Next: set

sis

  1. six

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: six
    • French: six
      • Haitian Creole: sis
      • Louisiana Creole French: sis
      • Mauritian Creole: sis
    • Norman: six
  • Walloon: shijh
  • Middle English: sice, sis

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Surmiran) seis
  • (Puter, Vallader) ses

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

sis

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) six

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English cheese.

Noun[edit]

sis

  1. cheese

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish سیس(sis, freckle, spot; mist, fog), origin unknown.

Noun[edit]

sis (definite accusative sisi, plural sisler)

  1. (meteorology) fog

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative sis
Definite accusative sisi
Singular Plural
Nominative sis sisler
Definite accusative sisi sisleri
Dative sise sislere
Locative siste sislerde
Ablative sisten sislerden
Genitive sisin sislerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular sisim sislerim
2nd singular sisin sislerin
3rd singular sisi sisleri
1st plural sisimiz sislerimiz
2nd plural sisiniz sisleriniz
3rd plural sisleri sisleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular sisimi sislerimi
2nd singular sisini sislerini
3rd singular sisini sislerini
1st plural sisimizi sislerimizi
2nd plural sisinizi sislerinizi
3rd plural sislerini sislerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular sisime sislerime
2nd singular sisine sislerine
3rd singular sisine sislerine
1st plural sisimize sislerimize
2nd plural sisinize sislerinize
3rd plural sislerine sislerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular sisimde sislerimde
2nd singular sisinde sislerinde
3rd singular sisinde sislerinde
1st plural sisimizde sislerimizde
2nd plural sisinizde sislerinizde
3rd plural sislerinde sislerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular sisimden sislerimden
2nd singular sisinden sislerinden
3rd singular sisinden sislerinden
1st plural sisimizden sislerimizden
2nd plural sisinizden sislerinizden
3rd plural sislerinden sislerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular sisimin sislerimin
2nd singular sisinin sislerinin
3rd singular sisinin sislerinin
1st plural sisimizin sislerimizin
2nd plural sisinizin sislerinizin
3rd plural sislerinin sislerinin

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Western Apache[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan *səx. Cognate with Navajo sis, Chiricahua sis, Jicarilla sis, Plains Apache sis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sis (possessed form -ziz)

  1. belt

Derived terms[edit]


Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

sis

  1. knitting needle