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3 letters words from 'his'

HIS 6ISH 6

2 letters words from 'his'

HI 5IS 2
SH 5SI 2

All 3 letters words made out of his

his ihs hsi shi ish sih

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Definitions and meaning of his

his

Etymology 1

From Middle English his, from Old English his (his; its), from Proto-Germanic *hes (of this), genitive of Proto-Germanic *hiz (this, this one), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱe-, *ḱey- (this). Cognate with Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic hans (his). More at he; see also its.

Pronunciation

  • (stressed)
    • (UK, US, Canada, General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈhɪz/
    • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ˈhɘz/
  • (unstressed)
    • IPA(key): /ɪ̈z/
    • (weak vowel merger) IPA(key): /əz/
  • Rhymes: -ɪz

Determiner

his

  1. Belonging to him. [from 8th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.i:
      With that he put his spurres vnto his steed, / With speare in rest, and toward him did fare, / Like shaft out of a bow preuenting speed.
    • 2011, Xan Rice, The Guardian, 8 Apr 2011:
      In his first televised address since the siege in Abidjan began this week, Ouattara said he would focus on returning the country to normal to ease the plight of civilians.
  2. (dated) Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
    • 1748, David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals
      On the contrary, those other passions, commonly denominated selfish, both produce different sentiments in each individual, according to his particular situation []
  3. (obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.) [11th-17th c.]
    • 1611, Matthew 5:13, King James Version:
      Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?
  4. (archaic) Used as a genitive marker in place of ’s after a noun, especially a masculine noun ending in -s, to express the possessive case. [from 11th c.]
    Ahab his mark for Ahab's mark.
    Sejanus his Fall
Usage notes
  • When followed by a noun, it is sometimes referred to as a possessive adjective, qualifying the following noun. It is, however, the possessive case of the personal pronoun he.
  • (fourth sense) See His genitive on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
Translations
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Pronoun

his

  1. That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
    The decision was his to live with.
  2. Alternative spelling of His
Translations

See also

  • he
  • her
  • hers
  • him
  • hisn

Etymology 2

Noun

his

  1. plural of hi

Anagrams

  • -ish, IHS, Ish, Shi, ish, shi

Azerbaijani

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *ïjs (smell, odour). Cognate with Chuvash йӑс (jăs)

Noun

his (definite accusative hisi, plural hislər)

  1. soot, (black) smoke, fume
    Synonym: qurum

Declension


Danish

Noun

his n

  1. indefinite genitive singular of hi

Finnish

Etymology

From German His (German key notation).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhis/, [ˈhis̠]
  • Rhymes: -is
  • Syllabification: his

Noun

his

  1. (music) B-sharp

Usage notes

Capitalized for the great octave or any octave below that, or in names of major keys; not capitalized for the small octave or any octave above that, or in names of minor keys.

Declension


Latin

Pronoun

hīs

  1. dative masculine plural of hic
  2. dative feminine plural of hic
  3. dative neuter plural of hic
  4. ablative masculine plural of hic
  5. ablative feminine plural of hic
  6. ablative neuter plural of hic

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • hys, hise, hyse, hiss, hisse, hyss, hysse, hijs, is, ys, isse, hes, hese, hesse, es, heis, heys, hus

Etymology 1

From Old English his, from Proto-Germanic *hes (of this), genitive of Proto-Germanic *hiz (this, this one), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱe-, *ḱey- (this).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /his/
  • (mainly when unstressed) IPA(key): /iz/

Determiner

his (nominative pronoun he)

  1. Third-person singular masculine genitive determiner: his, of him.
  2. Third-person singular neuter genitive determiner: its, of it.
  3. Used in place of the possessive suffix -es to denote possession by an antecedent noun.
    • 1470, Thomas Malory, Works.
      And Claudas his knyghts brake theire spearis
Descendants
  • English: his

Pronoun

his (nominative he)

  1. Third-person singular masculine genitive pronoun: his.
Synonyms
  • hisen
Descendants
  • English: his

References

  • “his, (pron.1)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 8 May 2018.
  • “his, (pron.2)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 9 May 2018.

Alternative forms

  • hys, hise, is, ys, hies, hes, es, as

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /his/
  • (mainly when unstressed) IPA(key): /iz/

Pronoun

his (nominative heo)

  1. Third-person singular feminine genitive determiner: her, of her.
Synonyms
  • hire

References

  • “hir(e), pron (2)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 10 June 2018.

Navajo

Alternative forms

  • xis (in older Americanist literature)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [xɪ̀s]

Noun

his

  1. pus

Inflection


Old English

Pronoun

his

  1. genitive of : his
  2. genitive of hit: its

Descendants

  • English: his
  • Scots: his

Scots

Determiner

his

  1. his

Turkish

Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [his]

Noun

his (definite accusative hissi, plural hisler)

  1. feeling, sensation, emotion

Declension

Synonyms

  • duygu

Derived terms

  • hisli > hislilik
  • hissiz > hissizlik
  • hissetmek > hissettirmek
  • hislenmek
  • hissî
  • hissiyat

Source: wiktionary.org
  • of or belonging to a male person or thing.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)