Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name in Ponape, Caroline Islands, of Parinari laurinum, a tall tree having oblong leathery leaves.

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  • noun Plural form of ai.

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Examples

  • Most authors seem to be writing that the word ais spread from Etruscan into the various Italic languages.

    The 'god' word in Europe

  • Bayndor: "The word ais- can easily be an Indo-European one in addition to being an Aegean one as well."

    Is Etruscan ais 'deity' an Indo-European loanword?

  • The word ais- can easily be an Indo-European one in addition to being an Aegean one as well.

    Is Etruscan ais 'deity' an Indo-European loanword?

  • Most authors seem to be writing that the word ais spread from Etruscan into the various Italic languages.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • In France on the other hand, the Academie Français is against their language being anglicised, however a couple of English words have managed to sneak in such as ‘weekend’ and ‘wagon’ (the letter ‘w’ doesn’t really exist in French - ‘west’ translates to ‘ouest’).

    Web Translations » Blog Archive » Foreign Phrases in Everyday Use

  • After pondering deeply the past week on all the exact details of the origin of the Etruscan word ais 'deity', I find myself not only skeptical of the direction this word traveled but also even more intrigued now of how widespread a common set of mythic traditions are.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • After pondering deeply the past week on all the exact details of the origin of the Etruscan word ais 'deity', I find myself not only skeptical of the direction this word traveled but also even more intrigued now of how widespread a common set of mythic traditions are.

    The 'god' word in Europe

  • Français, which is frequented entirely by men who play chess.

    The Ways of Men

  • The Port des Français, which is situated in 58 degrees 37 minutes N. lat., and 139 degrees 50 minutes W. long., presents many advantages, but also many inconveniences -- foremost amongst them the currents of the channel.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part 2. The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century

  • Now as far as I have got I have done a basic choice of rock paper scissors and a basic AI system ( "ais").

    Ubuntu Forums

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  • It's a tree.

    September 29, 2011