vix

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *wiks sg (nom.), *wiksu pl (a turn, bend, loc.), from Proto-Indo-European *weyk-.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

vix (not comparable)

  1. with difficulty; scarcely, barely
  2. (of time) hardly, merely, just

Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: abia
  • Romansch: vess
  • Spanish: abés

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “vix”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 686