pris

pris

See also: prís, prìs, and pris'

English

Noun

  1. Obsolete form of price.
  2. Obsolete form of prize.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pris in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

Anagrams


Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *preh₂-.

Noun

pris ?

  1. precursor
  2. first settler

Synonyms


Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /priːs/, [ˈpʰʁiːˀs]
  • Rhymes: -iːs
  • (file)

Etymology 1

From Old Norse príss, from Middle Low German pris, from Old French pris, from Latin pretium (price, reward).

Noun

pris c (singular definite prisen, plural indefinite priser)

  1. price
  2. fare
  3. cost
  4. prize
  5. (uncountable) praise
Inflection
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

From French prise (capture, catch, hold).

Noun

pris c (singular definite prisen, plural indefinite priser)

  1. (dated) pinch (small amount of powder)
Inflection

Verb

pris

  1. imperative of prise

French

Etymology

From Old French pris, from Latin prensus, variant of prehensus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

pris (feminine prise, masculine plural pris, feminine plural prises)

  1. taken
  2. occupied

Verb

pris

  1. first/second-person singular past historic of prendre

Participle

pris (feminine prise, masculine plural pris, feminine plural prises)

  1. past participle of prendre

Further reading


Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch prijs, from Middle Dutch prijs, prise, from Old French pris, preis, from Latin pretium (worth, price, money spent, wages, reward). Cognate to Afrikaans prys.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈprɪs]
  • Hyphenation: pris

Noun

pris (first-person possessive prisku, second-person possessive prismu, third-person possessive prisnya)

  1. (colloquial) prize, honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest or that which may be won by chance.
    Synonym: hadiah

Further reading


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse príss, from Middle Low German pris, from Old French preis, pris (price), from Latin pretium (worth, price; money spent; wage, reward), from Proto-Italic *pretjom, from Proto-Indo-European *per- (before, in front; first).

Noun

pris m (definite singular prisen, indefinite plural priser, definite plural prisene)

  1. price (cost required to gain possession of something)
  2. a fare (cost of travelling on public transport)
  3. a prize

Derived terms

Verb

pris

  1. imperative of prise

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse príss.

Noun

pris m (definite singular prisen, indefinite plural prisar, definite plural prisane)

  1. a price (as above)
  2. a fare (as above)
  3. a prize

Derived terms

References


Old French

Etymology 1

From Latin pretium.

Alternative forms

Noun

pris m (oblique plural pris, nominative singular pris, nominative plural pris)

  1. price (monetary value required to purchase something)
  2. esteem; (positive) reputation
Descendants

Etymology 2

From Latin prensus, variant of prehensus.

Alternative forms

Verb

pris

  1. past participle of prendre
Descendants

Pijin

Noun

pris

  1. priest
  2. willy wagtail

Swedish

Etymology 1

From Old Swedish pris, from Late Old Norse príss, from Middle Low German pris, from Old French pris, from Latin pretium.

Pronunciation

Noun

pris n

  1. price, cost of an action
  2. price, cost to gain possession
  3. prize; that which may be won by chance or by hard work in a competition
    Alla prisen utom fredspriset delas ut i Sverige
    All the prizes except the peace prize are awarded in Sweden
  4. (uncountable) praise
    Gud, dig allena vare pris och ära
    God, you alone be praise and glory
Declension

All definitions:

Declension of pris 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pris priset priser priserna
Genitive pris prisets prisers prisernas

Definition 3:

Declension of pris 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pris priset pris prisen
Genitive pris prisets pris prisens
Derived terms

(cost to gain possession): extrapris, lågpris, prislista, prissänkning, prissätta

Related terms

Etymology 2

From French prise (de tabac).

Noun

pris c

  1. a pinch of snuff or snus
Declension
Declension of pris 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pris prisen priser priserna
Genitive pris prisens prisers prisernas
Synonyms

Welsh

Etymology

From Middle English pris, from Old French pris.

Noun

pris m (plural prisiau or prisoedd)

  1. price

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pris bris mhris phris
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “pris”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies