I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, genitive of he Date: before 12th century of or relating to him or himself especially as possessor, agent, or object of an action <
his house
his writings
his confirmation
— compare he I II. pronoun, singular or plural in construction Date: before 12th century that which belongs to him — used without a following noun as a pronoun equivalent in meaning to the adjective his

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  • His — (h[i^]z), pron. [AS. his of him, his, gen. masc. & neut. of h[=e], neut. hit. See {He}.] 1. Belonging or pertaining to him; used as a pronominal adjective or adjective pronoun; as, tell John his papers are ready; formerly used also for its, but… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • His — or HIS may refer to: * a gender specific pronoun, the possessive form of he * His, Haute Garonne, a commune in the Haute Garonne département , in France * Hospital information system, an enterprise resource planning system that caters to hospital …   Wikipedia

  • HIS — can refer to: * HIS Hightech Information System Limited * Hospital Infection Society * Hospital information system * Hotel information system * Hybrid intelligent system * Japanese travel agent H.I.S. * Harare International School, an… …   Wikipedia

  • His — His, der durch ein Kreuz erhöhte Ton h; man nimmt dafür den Ton c. Als Grund einer Tonart braucht man das his, wegen zu vieler nöthig werdenden Kreuze, nicht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • His — His. См. гистидин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • His — His, so v.w. Hes (in den Nachträgen) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • His — His, Wilhelm, Anatom, geb. 9. Juli 1831 zu Basel, 1857 Prof. das., seit 1872 in Leipzig, gest. das. 1. Mai 1904; bes. um die Entwicklungsgeschichte verdient; schrieb: »Anatomie menschlicher Embryonen« (3 Tle., 1880 85), »Die Entwicklung des… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • His — Véase histidina. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • HIS — Pour les articles homonymes, voir His. Logo de HIS Hightech Information System Limited C …   Wikipédia en Français

  • His — Die Abkürzung HIS steht für Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung Henry I. Siegel, eine Jeans Marke Hightech Information System Limited, ein Hersteller von ATI Grafikkarten Hinweis und Informationssystem der Versicherungswirtschaft in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • His — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Personnalités 2 Communes 3 …   Wikipédia en Français

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