sis

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɪs/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪs
  • Homophone: cis

Noun[edit]

sis (plural sises or sisses)

  1. (informal) Clipping of sister.
    big sis

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sis (third-person singular, feminine, nominative case)

  1. (chiefly African-American Vernacular, slang) she
    • 2023 February 2, ㅊ (@jaja_girly), Twitter[1]:
      sis is living my delusions, happy for her
    • 2023 February 1, KB (@MzKRB), Twitter[2]:
      The internalized colorism that has inflicted Will is just… Referring to gorgeous Veronica as “Black bald dark-skin woman.” How she didn’t snatch him from his Mama’s highchair I do not know.. Sis dodged all the bullets.. #loveisblindbrazil
    • 2022 September 29, Kahlen Barry (@KahlenBarry), Twitter[3]:
      “Sue Me” sis snapped
    • 2023 January 3, sésé/gee☆♱ (@d0llydeathw1sh), Twitter[4]:
      sis really said fuck the police go off
    • 2023 January 3, amanda 🍒(@ amc0124), Twitter[5]:
      Call me when ur 3 year old daughter knows SZA lyrics, girl said “you still playin the pick me, I’m still playin the victim” we don’t care if it’s backwards sis learned that all on her own 🥹
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Anagrams[edit]

Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Cognate with Turkish sis.

Noun[edit]

sis (definite accusative sisi, plural sislər)

  1. fog
    Synonyms: duman, çən

Declension[edit]

    Declension of sis
singular plural
nominative sis
sislər
definite accusative sisi
sisləri
dative sisə
sislərə
locative sisdə
sislərdə
ablative sisdən
sislərdən
definite genitive sisin
sislərin
    Possessive forms of sis
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) sisim sislərim
sənin (your) sisin sislərin
onun (his/her/its) sisi sisləri
bizim (our) sisimiz sislərimiz
sizin (your) sisiniz sisləriniz
onların (their) sisi or sisləri sisləri
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) sisimi sislərimi
sənin (your) sisini sislərini
onun (his/her/its) sisini sislərini
bizim (our) sisimizi sislərimizi
sizin (your) sisinizi sislərinizi
onların (their) sisini or sislərini sislərini
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) sisimə sislərimə
sənin (your) sisinə sislərinə
onun (his/her/its) sisinə sislərinə
bizim (our) sisimizə sislərimizə
sizin (your) sisinizə sislərinizə
onların (their) sisinə or sislərinə sislərinə
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) sisimdə sislərimdə
sənin (your) sisində sislərində
onun (his/her/its) sisində sislərində
bizim (our) sisimizdə sislərimizdə
sizin (your) sisinizdə sislərinizdə
onların (their) sisində or sislərində sislərində
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) sisimdən sislərimdən
sənin (your) sisindən sislərindən
onun (his/her/its) sisindən sislərindən
bizim (our) sisimizdən sislərimizdən
sizin (your) sisinizdən sislərinizdən
onların (their) sisindən or sislərindən sislərindən
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) sisimin sislərimin
sənin (your) sisinin sislərinin
onun (his/her/its) sisinin sislərinin
bizim (our) sisimizin sislərimizin
sizin (your) sisinizin sislərinizin
onların (their) sisinin or sislərinin sislərinin

Further reading[edit]

  • sis” in Obastan.com.

Bouyei[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *siːᴮ (four), from Middle Chinese (MC sijH, “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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Catalan numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 6 7  → 
    Cardinal: sis
    Ordinal (Central): sisè
    Ordinal (Valencian): sisé
    Ordinal (Latinate): sext
    Ordinal abbreviation (Central):
    Ordinal abbreviation (Valencian):
    Ordinal abbreviation (Latinate): 6t
    Multiplier: sèxtuple

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

Numeral[edit]

sis m or f

  1. (cardinal number) six

Noun[edit]

sis m (plural sisos)

  1. six

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sis

  1. plural of si

References[edit]

  • “sis” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

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.

Related terms[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sis

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

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin sessus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

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

  1. past participle of seoir

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. (law or literary) located
    • 2019, Alain Damasio, chapter 4, in Les furtifs [The Stealthies], La Volte, →ISBN:
      Par les larges hublots du lab, sis au sixième étage, la vue dominait une mer orangée de tuiles en terre cuite qui rappelaient que cette ville avait été, avant d’être « civinisée », une plutôt avenante cité provençale.
      The view from the lab's big windows, located on the sixth floor, overlooked a sea of orange terracotta tiles, which were a reminder that before it was "civinized", this had been a rather charming Provençal town.

Further reading[edit]

Galician[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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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[edit]

Louisiana Creole cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : sis

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from French six (six).

Numeral[edit]

sis

  1. six
Usage notes[edit]
  • This word is used independently of nouns.
  • When preceding nouns, si is used for consonant-initial words, and siz is used for vowel-initial words. Compare French etymon six.

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from French sucer (to suck).

Verb[edit]

sis

  1. short form of sisé (to suck)

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 Tsuut'ina sis, Beaver shís, hís, Sekani hís, Chipewyan sheθ, Carrier shuθ.

Noun[edit]

sis

  1. (obsolete) hill, mountain
Alternative forms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

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

Old High German[edit]

Verb[edit]

sīs

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of wesan

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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

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]

From English cheese.

Noun[edit]

sis

  1. cheese

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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]