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Eis

Eis

See also: eis, EIS, eís, éis, -eis, -éis, and Appendix:Variations of "eis"

Central Franconian

Alternative forms

  • Ies (Ripuarian)

Noun

Eis n (plural Eis)

  1. (Moselle Franconian) ice
  2. (Moselle Franconian) ice cream

German

Etymology 1

From Old High German īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyH-. Compare Low German Ies, Dutch ijs, English ice, Danish is.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aɪ̯s/, [aɪ̯s]
  • Homophone: Eiß
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯s

Noun

Eis n (genitive Eises, plural Eis or Eise, diminutive Eischen n)

  1. ice
  2. ice cream
Usage notes
  • The plural forms are used for the sense “ice cream”, but are often avoided.
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔeː.ɪs/

Noun

Eis n (genitive Eis, no plural)

  1. (music) E sharp

Etymology 3

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔaɪ̯s/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯s

Noun

Eis

  1. genitive singular of Ei

eis

eis

See also: Eis, EIS, eís, éis, -eis, -éis, and Appendix:Variations of "eis"

Alemannic German

Numeral

eis

  1. Alternative form of ais

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛi̯s/
  • Homophone: ijs
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯s

Noun

eis m (plural eisen, diminutive eisje n)

  1. requirement
  2. demand

Related terms

Verb

eis

  1. first-person singular present indicative of eisen
  2. imperative of eisen

Finnish

Noun

eis

  1. (music) E-sharp

German

Verb

eis

  1. Imperative singular of eisen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of eisen.

Gothic

Romanization

eis

  1. Romanization of 𐌴𐌹𐍃

Latin

Pronoun

eīs

  1. dative plural of is (ea, id)
  2. ablative plural of is (ea, id)

Luxembourgish

Alternative forms

  • äis

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *uns.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑɪ̯s/

Pronoun

eis

  1. first-person plural, accusative: us
    Kanns du eis gesinn? ― Can you see us?
  2. first-person plural, dative: us, to us
    Si hunn eis e schéine Cadeau geschéngt. ― They sent us a lovely gift.

Declension


Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • ei (with third-person pronouns)

Etymology

From Old Portuguese ex, ei, of uncertain origin. Possible etymologies include:

  • from Latin ex (out of, from).
  • from Latin ecce (here!; see!; behold!).
  • from heis, second-person plural present indicative of haver (to have; to exist).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈɐjʃ/, /ˈejʃ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈejs/, /ˈejʃ/
    • Homophones: heis, ex (in some accents)

Adverb

eis (not comparable)

  1. (formal) here is, here are
    Eis o seu presente. Aproveite.
    Here’s your gift. Enjoy.
    Eis-me aqui!
    Here I am!

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:eis.

Synonyms