See also: plîs, Plis, and Pliś

Albanian edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Albanian *plitś(i)-, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pel-(t-) (to sliver, split off, splinter off).[1] Alternatively from Proto-Albanian *plitja, again cognate to Sanskrit फलति (phálati, to burst, split), Latin spolium (stripped skin).[2]

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

plis m (plural plisa, definite plisi, definite plural plisat)

  1. clod (of earth), lump
  2. skin bag, wad
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Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-Albanian *p(i)litja, cognate to Old High German filz, Latin pellis, pilleus, Greek πῖλος (pîlos), Proto-Slavic *pьlstь.[3]

Noun edit

plis m (plural plisa, definite plisi, definite plural plisat)

  1. wool felt
  2. felt skullcap
  3. felt pad placed under a yoke or pack saddle to protect the necks of draft animals
Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Demiraj, B. (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: []] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 326
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (2000) A concise historical grammar of the Albanian language: reconstruction of Proto-Albanian[2], Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 155
  3. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (1998) “plis”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 335

French edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Noun edit

plis m

  1. plural of pli

Anagrams edit

Haitian Creole edit

Etymology edit

From French plus (more).

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

plis

  1. more

See also edit

Hdi edit

Etymology edit

Cognate to Baldemu pilish, which see for more cognates.

Noun edit

plis

  1. horse

References edit

  • Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Erin Shay, A Grammar of Hdi (2002, →ISBN
  • Topics in Chadic linguistics 3, volume 3 (2007), page 71

Mauritian Creole edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From French plus.

Noun edit

plis

  1. plus
  2. addition
  3. benefit, advantage
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Etymology 2 edit

From French éplucher.

Verb edit

plis

  1. Medial form of plise; to peel.

Tok Pisin edit

Etymology edit

From English please.

Interjection edit

plis

  1. please

Welsh edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English please.

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

plis

  1. please
    Ga i omled i frecwast, plis?
    May I have an omelette for breakfast, please?

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