veis

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Finno-Mordvinic derivation from the same root as in vedama. Cognate to Finnish vedus (draught animal), Erzya [script needed] (veďŕekš), [script needed] (veďaka, calf, heifer), and Moksha [script needed] (vedraš, heifer).

Noun[edit]

veis (genitive veise, partitive veist)

  1. male cattle; bull, ox

Declension[edit]


Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *veicci.

Noun[edit]

veis

  1. knife

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

veis

  1. Informal second-person plural (vosotros, vosotras) present indicative form of ver.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse veðjast, from Proto-Germanic *wadjōną.

Verb[edit]

veis

  1. To wager.
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse veisa, from Proto-Germanic *waisǭ. Compare Old English wase.

Noun[edit]

veis f

  1. Tough mud or mire at the bottom of a swamp.
Alternative forms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • veslund (A collection of growing seaweed, such as species of Potamogeton and the like.)
  • veisbåttn (mud bottom)