quis

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quaesitus.

VerbEdit

quis m ‎(feminine singular quise, masculine plural quis, feminine plural quises)

  1. past participle of quérir

ParticipleEdit

quis

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of quérir

VerbEdit

quis

  1. first-person singular past historic of quérir
  2. second-person singular past historic of quérir

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷis, *kʷos. See there for cognate nouns.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

quis m ‎(feminine quis, neuter quid)

  1. Who?, what?
    Quid accidit?
    What happened?
    Quis es?
    Who are you?
    Quis es tu?
    Who are you? (with emphasis on the word 'you')
    Quis ut Deus?
    Who is like God?
  2. How? Why?
  3. (after si, nisi, ne, num) someone, something, anyone, anything; any
    • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri 26.1
      [] dum ne quem militem legeret ex eo numero quibus senatus missionem reditumque in patriam negasset ante belli finem.
      [] provided he did not choose any soldier from those to whom the Senate had refused discharge and a return home before the end of the war

DeclensionEdit

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative quis quid quī quae
genitive cuius, cujus quōrum quārum quōrum
dative cui quibus
accusative quem quid quōs quās quae
ablative quō quibus

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • quis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press

LuleEdit

PronounEdit

quis

  1. I

ReferencesEdit

  • Antonio Maccioni / Machoni, Arte y vocabulario de la lengua lule y tonocoté (1732)

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • quiz (obsolete, now a misspelling)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

quis

  1. first-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of querer
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) preterite indicative of querer
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