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Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Ies (Ripuarian)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyH-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Eis n (plural Eis)

  1. (Moselle Franconian) ice
  2. (Moselle Franconian) ice cream

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyH-. Compare Low German Ies, Dutch ijs, English ice, Danish is.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Eis n (genitive Eises, plural Eis or Eise, diminutive Eischen n)

  1. ice
  2. ice cream
Usage notesEdit
  • The plural forms are used for the sense “ice cream”, but are often avoided.
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Eis n (genitive Eis, no plural)

  1. (music) E sharp

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

Eis

  1. genitive singular of Ei

Pennsylvania GermanEdit