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Definitions and meaning of lis

lis

Etymology 1

Noun

lis (plural lisses)

  1. (heraldry) fleur-de-lis
    • 1915, Guy Cadogan Rothery, ABC of Heraldry (page 175)
      [] it may be dimidiated: for instance, half a rose and half a lis being stuck together, or half a lis and half an eagle.

Etymology 2

Noun

lis

  1. plural of li

Etymology 3

From Latin lis (quarrel, lawsuit).

Noun

  1. (law) The substance of a legal dispute.

Anagrams

  • ILS, ILs, ISL, LSI, SIL, SLI, Sil, sil

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch list, from Middle Dutch list, from Old Dutch list, from Proto-Germanic *listiz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ləs/

Noun

lis (plural liste)

  1. A ruse, a trick, a cunning plan.

Derived terms

  • listig

Albanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lis/

Etymology 1

From Serbo-Croatian (Ikavian) lȉs (coffin; (dial.) lumber, wood(s), forest), from Old Church Slavonic лѣсъ (lěsŭ, wood(s), forest) (compare Bulgarian лес (les)). Alternatively, a formation related to lëndë, similar to the connection of vis with vend.

Noun

lis m (indefinite plural lisa, definite singular lisi, definite plural lisat)

  1. English oak (Quercus robur)
  2. tall tree
  3. (genealogy) lineage
Hypernyms
  • dushk
Hyponyms
  • plants:
    • lis i bardhë (Turkey oak) (Quercus cerris)
    • lis bujk (Macedonian oak)(Quercus trojana)
    • lis i butë (downy oak) (Quercus pubescens)
    • lis i egër (holly) (Ilex spp.)
  • lineage:
    • lis i gjakut (patrilineal descendants)
    • lis i gjinisë (matrilineal descendants)
Coordinate terms
  • bung, ilqe, qarr, shpardh

References

Etymology 2

From Proto-Albanian *leitšja, from Proto-Indo-European *ley- (to pour). Cognate with Latin libare (to pour, to libate), Old Church Slavonic лити (liti, to pour), Gothic 𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌸𐌿 (leiþu, fruit wine).

Verb

lis (first-person singular past tense lysa, participle lysur)

  1. to pour
Derived terms
  • lise
Related terms
  • lot

Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin ille (that one).

Pronoun

lis

  1. (to) them (indirect object)

Synonyms

  • les

Catalan

Noun

lis m (plural lisos)

  1. Sprekelia formosissima (Jacobean lily)

Derived terms

  • flor de lis

Czech

Noun

lis m

  1. press, machine press

Declension

Synonyms

  • pres

Related terms

  • lisovat

Further reading

  • lis in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • lis in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French

Etymology 1

From Latin lilium

Alternative forms

  • lys

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lis/
  • Homophones: lice, lices, lisse, lissent, lisses, lys

Noun

lis m (plural lis)

  1. lily

Etymology 2

Inflected forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /li/

Verb

lis

  1. inflection of lire:
    1. first/second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular present imperative

Anagrams

  • ils, s'il

Further reading

  • “lis” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin illas, accusative feminine plural of illae.

Article

lis f pl (singular la)

  1. the

See also

  • i

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French liste (list).

Noun

lis

  1. list

Indonesian

Etymology 1

From Dutch lijst, from Italian lista, from Proto-Germanic *līstǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *leizd (band, border).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɪs]
  • Hyphenation: lis

Noun

lis

  1. list, a register or roll of paper consisting of a compilation or enumeration of a set of possible items; the compilation or enumeration itself.
    Synonym: daftar

Etymology 2

From Dutch lijst, from Middle Dutch lijste, from Old Dutch *līsta, from Proto-Germanic *līstǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *leizd (band, border).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɪs]
  • Hyphenation: lis

Noun

lis

  1. frame, border.
    Synonym: bingkai

Further reading

  • “lis” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Latin

Etymology

From Old Latin stlīs, from Proto-Italic *slī-ti- (accusation, dispute), likely from Proto-Indo-European *sliH-ti-, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leyH-, related to Old Irish liid (accuse, charge).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /liːs/, [lʲiːs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /lis/

Noun

līs f (genitive lītis); third declension

  1. lawsuit, action
  2. contention, strife, quarrel

Declension

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Derived terms

  • lītigō

Descendants

  • Italian: lite
  • Portuguese: lide
  • Spanish: lid

See also

References

  • lis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • lis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Lithuanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [lʲɪs̪]

Verb

lìs

  1. third-person singular future of lyti
  2. third-person plural future of lyti

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lisъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lʲis/

Noun

lis m anim (diminutive lisek, augmentative lisisko, feminine lisica)

  1. fox (Vulpini, especially the genus Vulpes)
  2. (colloquial) fox fur

Declension

Derived terms

Noun

lis m pers

  1. (colloquial) A clever or cunning person; fox.

Declension

Further reading

  • lis in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lis in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish

Noun

lis f (plural lises)

  1. Synonym of lirio
  2. Synonym of flor de lis

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a heraldic fleur-de-lis.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)