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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vis.

Noun[edit]

vis ‎(plural vires)

  1. Force; power.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

vis

  1. Abbreviation of viscount.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Tamil வீசை ‎(vīcai) and/or Telugu వీసె ‎(vīse)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vis ‎(plural visses)

  1. Alternative spelling of viss

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vis ‎(plural visse, diminutive vissie)

  1. fish

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *uitśi-(ā), from Proto-Indo-European *ueiḱ- 'house, settlement'. Cognate to Sanskrit विश् ‎(víś, settlement, community, tribe), Ancient Greek οἰκία ‎(oikía, house), Latin vicus ‎(village).

Noun[edit]

vis m (indefinite plural vise, definite singular visi, definite plural viset)

  1. place, land, country

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vādō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vis

  1. (first-person singular indicative present) I go.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vis c

  1. manner, way

Adjective[edit]

vis ‎(neuter vist, definite and plural vise, comparative visere, superlative visest)

  1. wise

Adjective[edit]

vis ‎(neuter vist, definite and plural visse)

  1. sure, certain

Verb[edit]

vis

  1. imperative of vise

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch visch, from Old Dutch fisk, visc, from Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-. Compare German Fisch, West Frisian fisk, English fish, Danish fisk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vis m ‎(plural vissen, diminutive visje n)

  1. fish

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vis

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

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old French viz, from Latin vitis ‎(vine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vis f ‎(plural vis)

  1. screw (metal fastener)
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Etymology 2[edit]

see vivre

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vis

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vivre
  2. second-person singular present indicative of vivre
  3. second-person singular present imperative of vivre

Etymology 3[edit]

see voir

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vis

  1. first-person singular past historic of voir
  2. second-person singular past historic of voir

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From volō ‎(wish).

Verb[edit]

vīs

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of volō
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Italic *wīs, from Proto-Indo-European *wiH-s ‎(power). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἴς ‎(ís, strength).

Noun[edit]

vīs f ‎(genitive vīs); third declension

  1. force, power, strength
  2. violence
    Ad vim atque ad arma confugere.
    To fly to violence and fighting.
  3. (figuratively) assault, affront
Usage notes[edit]

The plural forms of this noun are often treated as a separate plurale tantum noun.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, but with shortened stem in the singular.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vīs vīrēs
genitive ­*vīs1 vīrium
dative ­*1 vīribus
accusative vim vīrēs (vīrīs)
ablative vīribus
vocative vīs vīrēs

1The genitive and dative singular forms are rarely used.

References[edit]

  • vis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers

Latvian[edit]

Particle[edit]

vis (invariable)

  1. Use to strengthen denying of the verb
    nav vis - not at all
    es neiešu vis - I shall not go

Adverb[edit]

vis

  1. very, most (synonym of word pats)

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

vis

  1. rafsi of viska.

Norman[edit]

Verb[edit]

vis

  1. first-person singular preterite of vaie

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse víss

Adjective[edit]

vis ‎(neuter singular vist, definite singular and plural vise, comparative visere, indefinite superlative visest, definite superlative viseste)

  1. wise

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

vis

  1. imperative of vise

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin visus.

Noun[edit]

vis m ‎(oblique plural vis, nominative singular vis, nominative plural vis)

  1. (anatomy) face
  2. opinion

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vis m pl, f pl

  1. plural of vil

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin visum.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA: [vis]

Noun[edit]

vis n (plural visuri or vise)

  1. dream; vision

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vysь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vȋs m (Cyrillic spelling ви̑с)

  1. (expressively, in the literature) height
  2. summit (of a hill)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • vis” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse víss, from Proto-Germanic *wīsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weydstos ‎(knowledgeable).

Adjective[edit]

vis

  1. wise
Declension[edit]
Usage notes[edit]
  • In de tre vise männen ‎(the three wise men), an antiquated weak masculine plural form vise is used.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vís, from Proto-Germanic *wīsą.

Noun[edit]

vis n

  1. a way; manner in which something is done or happens
Declension[edit]
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