wys

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch wijzen, from Middle Dutch wisen, from Old Dutch wīsen, from Proto-Germanic *wīsijaną.

Verb[edit]

wys (present wys, present participle wysende, past participle gewys)

  1. to show

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English wīs, from Proto-Germanic *wīsaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wys (plural and weak singular wyse, comparative wiser, superlative wiseste)

  1. wise, thoughtful, proper
  2. knowledgeable
  3. alert, aware

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

wys (plural wyses)

  1. A wise individual

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wys

  1. Soft mutation of gwys.

Verb[edit]

wys

  1. Soft mutation of gwys.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gwys wys ngwys unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.