See also: anis, Anis, -anis, and a-nis

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin anīsum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

anís m (plural anisos)

  1. anise, aniseed
  2. Small confection flavoured with anise.
  3. anisette (liqueur flavoured with anise)

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

anís

  1. from below
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 102a15
      Itius anúas ⁊ dus·claid anís; air ní foircnea in fíni hithe neich di anúas, amal du·ngní int aīs sechmaill as·mbeir-som .i. air is cuit adaill ad·n-ellat-sidi in fíni du thabairt neich doib dia thorud.
      They eat it from above and he roots it up from below; for it does not exterminate the vine to eat of anything of it from above, as do the passers-by whom he speaks of, i.e. for it is only a passing visit that they make [lit: ‘that they visit’] to the vine to take something for themselves of its fruit.

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: aníos
  • Manx: neese
  • Scottish Gaelic: a-nis

ReferencesEdit

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

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PhaluraEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronounEdit

anís (demonstrative, Perso-Arabic spelling انِس)

  1. this person, this thing
  2. it, him, her (prox acc)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[1], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French anis, from Latin anīsum, from Ancient Greek ἄνῑσον (ánīson).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

anís m (uncountable)

  1. anise
    Synonyms: matalahúva, matalahúga
  2. (beverage) anise liquor, pure or combined
    Synonym: anisado
  3. (euphemistic, Mexico) the anus (because of similar sound, compare ano)

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