See also: Plis and Pliś

AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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 formsEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. clod (of earth), lump
  2. skin bag, wad
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

plis m (indefinite plural plisa, definite singular 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 termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 326
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000) A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill, page 155
  3. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “plis”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 335

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

plis m

  1. plural of pli

AnagramsEdit


Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French plus (more)

DeterminerEdit

plis

  1. more

See alsoEdit


HdiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Baldemu pilish, which see for more cognates.

NounEdit

plis

  1. horse

ReferencesEdit

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

Mauritian CreoleEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French plus.

NounEdit

plis

  1. plus
  2. addition
  3. benefit, advantage

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From French éplucher.

VerbEdit

plis

  1. Medial form of plise; to peel.

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English please.

InterjectionEdit

plis

  1. please