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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

ops

  1. plural of op
  2. (informal) operations
  3. (Internet, IRC) operator status
    Why don't I have ops in this channel any more?

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IcelandicEdit

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ep-(i)-, *h₃op-(i)- (force, ability), from *h₃ep- base, whence also Sanskrit अप्नस् (ápnas, property, possession) and possibly Ancient Greek ὄμπνη (ómpnē, food). Related to omnis, optimus and opus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ops f (genitive opis); third declension

  1. (in the singular) strength, power, assistance, power to help, property
  2. (in the plural) resources, wealth

Usage notesEdit

  • The nominative singular *ops is not attested, the dative singular opī is uncommon and the ablative singular is once opī (in Varro's De lingua latina) according to dictionaries (see the References below).

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ops opēs
Genitive opis opum
Dative opī opibus
Accusative opem opēs
Ablative ope opibus
Vocative ops opēs

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ops in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ops in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ops in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 1086
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to bring aid to; to rescue: auxilium, opem, salutem ferre alicui
    • (ambiguous) to implore a person's help: alicuius opem implorare
    • (ambiguous) to fly to some one for refuge: confugere ad aliquem or ad opem, ad fidem alicuius
    • (ambiguous) to be very rich; to be in a position of affluence: magnas opes habere
    • (ambiguous) to be very rich; to be in a position of affluence: opibus maxime florere
    • (ambiguous) to be very rich; to be in a position of affluence: omnibus opibus circumfluere
    • (ambiguous) to strain every nerve, do one's utmost in a matter: omni ope atque opera or omni virium contentione eniti, ut
    • (ambiguous) to possess means, to be well off: rem or opes habere, bona possidere, in bonis esse
    • (ambiguous) to be very rich: opibus, divitiis, bonis, facultatibus abundare
    • (ambiguous) to have great influence: opibus, gratia, auctoritate valere, florere
    • (ambiguous) to acquire influence: opes, gratiam, potentiam consequi
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 431

PortugueseEdit

InterjectionEdit

ops!

  1. oops (acknowledging a minor mistake)

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

¡ops!

  1. acknowledgment of a minor mistake, oops