oasis

oasis

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From Late Latin Oasis, from Ancient Greek Ὄασις (Óasis), from Demotic wḥj, from Egyptian wḥꜣt (oasis, cauldron),

Compare Sahidic Coptic ⲟⲩⲁϩⲉ (ouahe) and Arabic وَاحَة (wāḥa).

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əʊˈeɪsɪs/, /əʊˈeɪsəs/
  • (US) enPR: ō-ā'sĭs, ō-ā'səs, IPA(key): /oʊˈeɪsɪs/, /oʊˈeɪsəs/
  • Rhymes: -eɪsɪs, -eɪsəs

oasis (plural oases or (rare, sometimes proscribed) oasises)

  1. A spring of fresh water, surrounded by a fertile region of vegetation, in a desert.
    Synonyms: island, refuge
  2. (figuratively) A quiet, peaceful place or situation separated from surrounding noise or bustle.
  3. (figuratively) A place or situation of fruitfulness or abundance separated from surrounding barrenness or scarcity.
  • Kharga Oasis
  • oasal
  • oasitic
  • Osias, ossia
  • IPA(key): /ɔ.a.zis/

oasis m or f (plural oasis)

  1. oasis
  • “oasis”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
  • osais
  • IPA(key): /ɔ.ˈa.sis/

oasis m (plural oases)

  1. oasis (spring of fresh water in a desert)
  2. oasis (quiet, peaceful place)
  • oase (influenced by Dutch)

From Late Latin Oasis, from Ancient Greek Ὄασις (Óasis), from Demotic wḥj, from Egyptian wḥꜣt (oasis, cauldron),

Doublet of wahah.

  • IPA(key): /oˈa.sɪs/
  • Rhymes: -sɪs
  • Hyphenation: o‧a‧sis

oasis

  1. oasis
    Synonym: wahah
    1. a spring of fresh water, surrounded by a fertile region of vegetation, in a desert.
    2. (figuratively) a quiet, peaceful place or situation separated from surrounding noise or bustle.
    3. (figuratively) a place or situation of fruitfulness or abundance separated from surrounding barrenness or scarcity.
  • “oasis” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia, Jakarta: Agency for Language Development and Cultivation – Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia, 2016.
  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈoɑ̯siːs/

oasis

  1. locative singular of oassi

Borrowed from Late Latin Oasis (name of various oases), from Ancient Greek Ὄασις (Óasis), from Demotic wḥj, from Egyptian wḥꜣt (oasis, cauldron),

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  • IPA(key): /oˈasis/ [oˈa.sis]
  • Rhymes: -asis
  • Syllabification: o‧a‧sis

oasis m (plural oasis)

  1. oasis
  • “oasis”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014

Borrowed from Spanish oasis, from Late Latin Oasis (name of various oases), from Ancient Greek Ὄασις (Óasis), from Demotic wḥj, from Egyptian wḥꜣt (oasis, cauldron),

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  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /ʔoˈasis/ [ʔoˈaː.sɪs]
  • Rhymes: -asis
  • Syllabification: o‧a‧sis

oasis (Baybayin spelling ᜂᜏᜐᜒᜐ᜔)

  1. oasis
  • “oasis”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Cuadrado Muñiz, Adolfo (1972) Hispanismos en el tagalo: diccionario de vocablos de origen español vigentes en esta lengua filipina, Madrid: Oficina de Educación Iberoamericana, page 423
  • Osias

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