viis

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Estonian[edit]

Estonian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : viis
    Ordinal : viies

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *viici, from Proto-Uralic *witte (five). Cognate with Finnish viisi and Hungarian öt.

Numeral[edit]

viis

  1. five
Inflection[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

viis (genitive viisi, partitive viisi)

  1. way, manner
  2. mode
  3. melody, tune
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Finnish[edit]

Numeral[edit]

viis

  1. (colloquial) five
    Se maksaa viis euroo.
    It costs five euros.

See also[edit]

Interjection[edit]

viis

  1. said to ignore something
    Sataa. Siitä viis! Menen silti ulos.
    It's raining. I don't care! I'll go out anyway.
    Viis siitä!
    Screw it!
  2. adverbially used only as a part of the phrase viis veisata jostakin, "not to give a damn" (about something)
    Leena viis veisaa pomonsa määräyksistä.
    Leena doesn't give a damn about her boss' orders.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

viīs

  1. dative plural of via
  2. ablative plural of via

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vísa, from Proto-Germanic *wīsōną.

Verb[edit]

viis (preterite visst)

  1. To direct, instruct someone to go somewhere, do something.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vísa, from Proto-Germanic *wīsǭ.

Noun[edit]

viis f

  1. Song, tune, verse.

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

viis

  1. plural of vis