See also: Avis, avís, āvis, avīs, avìș, and avis'

EnglishEdit

See also: rara avis

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English avys, from Old French avis.

NounEdit

avis

  1. (obsolete) advice; opinion; deliberation.

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

avis

  1. plural of avi

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French avis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈviːˀs/, [æˈʋiˀs̺]

NounEdit

avis c (singular definite avisen, plural indefinite aviser)

  1. (journalism) newspaper

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French avis, from vis, from Latin visus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.vi/
  • (file)

NounEdit

avis m (plural avis)

  1. opinion
    Synonym: opinion
  2. piece of advice
    Synonym: conseil
  3. notice

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Further readingEdit

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FriulianEdit

NounEdit

avis

  1. plural of ave

LatinEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

 
avis (a bird)

From Proto-Italic *awis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwis. Cognates include Ancient Greek ἀετός (aetós), and Sanskrit वि (), and Albanian vito (woodpidgeon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

avis f (genitive avis); third declension

  1. a bird
    • ca. 833Nennius, Historia Brittonum, III, 54
      et vēnērunt ad eum avēs multī colōris innumerābilēs
      and came to him countless birds of many colors
  2. (figuratively) omen, portent
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem, ablative singular in -e or occasionally ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative avis avēs
Genitive avis avium
Dative avī avibus
Accusative avem avēs
avīs
Ablative ave
avī
avibus
Vocative avis avēs

The ablative singular is often avī in Ecclesiastical Latin.

SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Aragonese: au
  • Catalan: au
  • Portuguese: ave
  • Spanish: ave
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

avīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of avus

ReferencesEdit

  • avis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • avis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • avis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • avis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the omens are favourable to some one: aves (alites, oscines) addīcunt alicui (opp. abdicunt aliquid)

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

avis f

  1. nominative plural form of avs
  2. vocative plural form of avs
  3. accusative plural form of avs

LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *áwis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

avìs f (plural ãvys) stress pattern 4

  1. sheep (female sheep and generic term)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈaviːs/

NounEdit

avis

  1. locative singular of avvi

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Aili Keskitalo med samiske aviser (Sami newspapers)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French avis.

NounEdit

avis f or m (definite singular avisa or avisen, indefinite plural aviser, definite plural avisene)

  1. a newspaper
Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

avis

  1. imperative of avise

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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Bergens Tidende, 30 January 1871

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French avis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

avis f (definite singular avisa, indefinite plural aviser, definite plural avisene)

  1. a newspaper

Derived termsEdit

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the phrase ce m'est a vis ("in my view"), where vis is from Latin visum (vision, image).

NounEdit

avis m (oblique plural avis, nominative singular avis, nominative plural avis)

  1. opinion

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DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of avundsjuk (jealous) +‎ -is.

AdjectiveEdit

avis (comparative mer avis, superlative mest avis)

  1. (colloquial) jelly, jealous
DeclensionEdit

Invariable, not used in the definite form.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

avis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of avi

AnagramsEdit