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Енглески[уреди]

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From Средњи Енглески wis, wys

, from Стари Енглески wīs (wise), from Пра-Германски *wīsaz (wise), from Пра-Индо-Европски *weydstos, *weydtos

, a participle form of *weyd-

. Cognate with Холандски wijs, Немачки weise, Норвешки and Шведски vis. Compare wit

.

Придев[уреди]

wise (comparative wiser or more wise, superlative wisest or most wise)

  1. Showing good judgement or the benefit of experience.
    Storing extra food for the winter was a wise decision.
    They were considered the wise old men of the administration.
    "It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish" - Aeschylus
  2. (colloquial, ironic) Disrespectful.
    Don't get wise with me!
  3. (colloquial) Aware, informed.
    Be careful, the boss is wise.
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