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  • n. Plural form of ai.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • 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.

    The 'god' word in Europe

  • 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.

    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

  • - I used host name "ais": - Network adapter configuration: Adapter 1: Intel PRO / 1000 MT Desktop (NAT) Adapter 2: Intel PRO / 1000 MT Desktop (internal network, 'AI') - 1024mb RAM

    Sun Bloggers

  • Besides laksa, one can enjoy all kinds of Malay, Chinese and Indian and even Western delicacies including various soups, takua rendang, fried bananas, pasembor, nasi lemak, mee rebus etc. and desserts such as ais kacang and cendul, all for well under RM3 each (under US$1).

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  • It's a tree.

    September 29, 2011