Origin of cis
Definition for cis (2 of 3)
Origin of cis-
Definition for cis (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for cis
Numbers USA, FAIR, and CIS were all part of the effort that successfully defeated the DREAM Act in the Senate in 2010.Inside The Center For Immigration Studies, The Immigration False-Fact Think Tank|Caitlin Dickson|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cis- all of these terms capture that a person is not trans or does not have a gender diverse identity or presentation.
Cis Male (see also Cis Man, Cisgender Male, Cisgender Man); a male who identifies as a man/has a masculine gender identity.
When cis men tell me these things, it honestly makes me a little sad.
This is partly due to the fact that I am generally read as a cis woman.
Therefore Mr. Posket and Cis are put into an adjoining room.Dramatic Technique|George Pierce Baker
All the while he visioned Cis's surprise and delight over the tarts.
Here Charlie and Cis, with earth-stained knees and hands—the latter full of violets—reluctantly descended.A Crooked Path|Mrs. Alexander
Cis was quite grown-up, and had girl friends, and her work, and the freedom to go to and from it.
At breakfast he was given no chance to talk matters over with Cis.
British Dictionary definitions for cis (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for cis (2 of 2)
Word Origin for cis-
Word Origin and History for cis
word-forming element meaning "on the near side of, on this side," from Latin preposition cis "on this side" (in reference to place or time), related to citra (adv.) "on this side," from PIE *ki-s, from root *ko- "this" (cf. Old Church Slavonic si, Lithuanian šis, Hittite ki "this," Old English hider, Gothic hidre "hither;" see he). Opposed to trans- or ultra-. Originally only of place, sometimes 19c. of time; 21c. of life situations (e.g. cis-gender, by 2011).