See also: ŝatis

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of satisfy. Enhanced by ancestral Latin satis.

AdjectiveEdit

satis (comparative more satis, superlative most satis)

  1. (colloquial) Clipping of satisfied.

VerbEdit

satis

  1. (transitive, intransitive, colloquial) Clipping of satisfy.

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

satis

  1. past of sati

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *sh₂tis (satiation, satisfaction), from *seh₂- (to satiate, be satisfied). Cognates include Sanskrit असिन्व (asinva, insatiable), Ancient Greek ἄω (áō, to satiate) and Old English sæd (full, sated) (English sad).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

satis (indeclinable)

  1. adequate, enough, plenty, satisfactory, sufficient
  2. filled, satisfied

AdverbEdit

satis (not comparable)

  1. adequately, sufficiently
    Synonyms: sat, affatim
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Medieval Latin: ad satis (see there for further descendants)
  • Vulgar Latin: *satius (noun)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

satīs

  1. dative/ablative masculine/feminine/neuter plural of satus

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

satīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of sata

ReferencesEdit

  • satis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • satis”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • satis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • satis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • after a fairly long interval: satis longo intervallo
    • I am losing my eyesight and getting deaf: neque auribus neque oculis satis consto
    • I am content to..: satis habeo, satis mihi est c. Inf.
    • to take only enough food to support life: tantum cibi et potionis adhibere quantum satis est
    • so much for this subject...; enough has been said on..: ac (sed) de ... satis dixi, dictum est
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 540