FaroeseEdit

NounEdit

ís

  1. accusative/genitive singular of ísur

IcelandicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse íss.

PronunciationEdit

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ís m (genitive singular íss, nominative plural ísar)

  1. ice
    Um það bil 81% af yfirborði Grænlands er þakið ís.
    About 81% of Greenland's surface is covered by ice.
  2. ice cream
    Langar þig í ís?
    Do you want some ice cream?

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ɸīssu, from Proto-Indo-European *pedsú, locative plural of *pṓds (foot).[1]

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

ís (takes the dative)

  1. under, below, beneath
    • Patrick's Hymn, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, p. 350, line 17
      Drochet bethad bīd íssum   bennacht Dé athar úasum.
      Let there be a bridge of life beneath me, [and] the blessing of God the Father above me.
    • Patrick's Hymn, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, p. 357, line 15
      Críst indium, Críst íssum, Críst úasum
      Christ in me, Christ below me, Christ above me
    • c. 808, Félire Oengusso, published in Félire Óengusso Céli Dé: The Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee (1905, Harrison & Sons), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes, Epilogue, line 377
      Fom·glúaissi mór ndubai sund ís riched rindmas...
      Much sorrow disquiets me here, below star-beautiful heaven...
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 46a8
      hís bronnait
      under a small belly (glossing Latin infra ventriculum)
    Synonym: fo
    Antonym: úas

InflectionEdit

Relativized, possessive, and article-based forms of this preposition are not attested.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: aníos, síos, thíos
  • Scottish Gaelic: nìos, shìos, sìos

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 131

Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

ís

  1. accusative singular of íss