sive

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See also: Síve and şive

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin sive.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

sive

  1. either; whether

Antonyms[edit]

  • nek (neither)

Derived terms[edit]

  1. sive ... sive
    whether … or; either … or

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older seīve, from seī (if) +‎ -ve (or). Equivalent to (if) +‎ -ve (or). Collateral form seu by apocope.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

sīve

  1. on the other hand; but if
  2. or

Usage notes[edit]

  • May be used as a correlative, sive… sive… to function as in English eitheror

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • sive in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sive in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sive”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sive” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

síve class 7 (plural tíve class 8)

  1. nation

Inflection[edit]

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Tarantino[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sive

  1. dirty