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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
Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • fors in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fors in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fors in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fors”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • fors in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) quite accidentally, fortuitously: temere et fortuito; forte (et) temere
    • (ambiguous) to be brave by nature: animo forti esse
    • (ambiguous) personally brave: manu fortis
  • fors in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

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
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      Et je reconois et otroi
      Que nus n'i a coupes fors moi
      And I recognize and admit
      That nobody is responsible apart from me

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

  • fors in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fors in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fors in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fors”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[3], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) quite accidentally, fortuitously: temere et fortuito; forte (et) temere
    • (ambiguous) to be brave by nature: animo forti esse
    • (ambiguous) personally brave: manu fortis
  • fors in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[4], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

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