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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fors (comparative forser, superlative meest fors or forst)

  1. sturdy, strong
  2. substantial, considerable

InflectionEdit

Inflection of fors
uninflected fors
inflected forse
comparative forser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial fors forser het forst
het forste
indefinite m./f. sing. forse forsere forste
n. sing. fors forser forste
plural forse forsere forste
definite forse forsere forste
partitive fors forsers

AdverbEdit

fors

  1. strongly

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰértis (the act of carrying) (compare Old Irish brith, German Geburt, English bear, burden, Russian бремя (bremja) ("burden"), брать (bratʹ) ("to take"), Sanskrit भृति (bhṛti, carrying)), derivative of *bʰer-, whence also Latin ferō (bring, carry).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fōrs f (genitive fōrtis); third declension

  1. luck, chance.
InflectionEdit

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fōrs fōrtēs
genitive fōrtis fōrtium
dative fōrtī fōrtibus
accusative fōrtem fōrtēs
ablative fōrte fōrtibus
vocative fōrs fōrtēs
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From contraction of fōrs sit (it might happen)

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

fors (not comparable)

  1. perhaps, perchance
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Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French fors, from Latin foris.

PrepositionEdit

fors

  1. apart from

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin foris.

AdverbEdit

fors

  1. outside

PrepositionEdit

fors

  1. outside
  2. apart from

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fursaz, from Pre-Germanic *pŕ̥sos, from Proto-Indo-European *pers- (to spray, splash).

NounEdit

fors m (genitive fors, plural forsar)

  1. a waterfall

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fors, from Proto-Germanic *fursaz.

NounEdit

fors m

  1. torrent, stream
  2. waterfall

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish fors, from Old Norse fors, from Proto-Germanic *fursaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fors c

  1. a rapid
  2. a waterfall

DeclensionEdit

Declension of fors 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fors forsen forsar forsarna
Genitive fors forsens forsars forsarnas