Iwis
Iwis \I*wis"\, adv. Indeed; truly. See {Ywis}. [Written also {iwys}, {iwisse}, etc.] [Obs.] --Ascham. [1913 Webster]

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  • Iwis — ist ein deutscher Hersteller von Präzisionsketten und mechanischer Antriebstechnik für die Automobilindustrie sowie den Maschinen und Anlagenbau. Hauptsitz des Unternehmens ist München. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Auszeichnungen 3… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • iwis — [i wis′] adv. [ME < OE gewiss (akin to Ger), certain(ly) < ge , + wiss, certain: for IE base see WISE2] Archaic certainly; assuredly …   English World dictionary

  • iwis — adverb Certainly, surely, indeed. God vanished long ago, iwis, A mere subjective synthesis …   Wiktionary

  • iwis — adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gewis certain; akin to Old High German giwisso certainly, Old English witan to know more at wit Date: 12th century archaic surely …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • iwis — /i wis /, adv. Obs. certainly. Also, ywis. [bef. 900; ME, adv. use of neut. of OE gewiss (adj.) certain; c. D gewis, G gewiss certain, certainly; akin to WIT2; see Y ] * * * …   Universalium

  • iwis — surely; certainly Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • iwis — adv. == certainly. RG. 439, 370. AS. gewis …   Oldest English Words

  • iwis — i•wis [[t]ɪˈwɪs[/t]] adv. archaic certainly • Etymology: bef. 900; ME, adv. use of neut. of OE gewiss (adj.) certain, c. OHG giwis; akin to wit II; see y …   From formal English to slang

  • iwis — /iˈwɪs/ (say ee wis) adverb Obsolete certainly. Also, ywis. {Middle English adverbial use of Old English adjective gewis certain} …   Australian English dictionary

  • iwis — ēˈwis, ÷īˈw adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gewis certain; akin to Old High German giwisso certainly, Old Norse vīss certain, Gothic unwiss uncertain, unsure, Greek aïstos unknown, and the prehistoric root of Old English witan… …   Useful english dictionary

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