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Meaning of is by Wiktionary Dictionary

Is


    Noun

    Is

    1. Plural form of I ( alternative spelling of I's ) .

    Anagrams

    • si, Si, SI

    'is

    By Wiktionary ( 2011/03/07 08:29 UTC Version )

    Pronoun

    'is

    1. Eye dialect spelling of his .

    I's

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/12/12 05:21 UTC Version )

    Noun

    I's

    1. plural form of I

    See also

    Usage notes

    短縮形

    I's

    1. ( nonstandard ) 短縮形 of I and is .
    I's going now .

    Anagrams

    • si, Si, SI

    is-

    By Wiktionary ( 2011/03/09 15:58 UTC Version )

    Preposition

    is-

    1. form of iso- before a vowel

    Derived terms




Definition of is by GCIDE Dictionary

Is


  1. Is v. i. [AS. is; akin to G. & Goth. ist, L. est, Gr. , Skr. asti. √9. Cf. Am, Entity, Essence, Absent.] The third person singular of the substantive verb be, in the indicative mood, present tense; as, “he is; he is a man”. See Be.

    ☞ In some varieties of the Northern dialect of Old English, is was used for all persons of the singular.

    For thy is I come, and eke Alain. Chaucer.

    Aye is thou merry. Chaucer.

    ☞ The idiom of using the present for future events sure to happen is a relic of Old English in which the present and future had the same form; as, this year Christmas is on Friday.

    To-morrow is the new moon. 1 Sam. xx. 5.