See also: Bliss

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bliss, from Old English bliss, variant of earlier blīds, blīþs (joy, gladness), from Proto-West Germanic *blīþisi (joy, goodness, kindness).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /blɪs/
  • Rhymes: -ɪs
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NounEdit

bliss (countable and uncountable, plural blisses)

  1. perfect happiness

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier blīds, blīþs, from Proto-West Germanic *blīþisi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bliss f

  1. joy, bliss

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: blys, blice, blisce, blise, blesse
    • English: bliss