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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch wijzen, from Middle Dutch wisen, from Old Dutch wīsen, from Proto-Germanic *wīsijaną.

VerbEdit

wys (present wys, present participle wysende, past participle gewys)

  1. to show

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English wīs, from Proto-Germanic *wīsaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

wys (comparative wiser, superlative wiseste)

  1. wise, thoughtful, proper
  2. knowledgeable
  3. alert, aware

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

wys (plural wyses)

  1. A wise individual

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wys

  1. Soft mutation of gwys.

VerbEdit

wys

  1. Soft mutation of gwys.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gwys wys ngwys unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.