Origin of sis
Origin of -sis
Examples from the Web for sis
Contemporary Examples of sis
Put another way, having penetrated the SIS, he was then able to penetrate the CIA.The Charmed Life of a Traitor
November 6, 2009
Historical Examples of sis
Now you and sis never get up with any such light poetic notion as that.
But of course it will be only fair to sis to lay the matter before her just as it is.
Yes, Sis can marry, if she says so, though Ma wants her home.
We wanted to make it kind o' pleasant for ye, Sis; an'—an' homelike.
Continue this for five or sis weeks; the cheese will then be fit to eat.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches
Word Origin for sis
1650s, abbreviated form of sister; in American English, applied generally to girls and young women (1859). It also was the familiar short form of Cecilie, Cicely, a common name for girls in the Middle English period.
suffix in Greek-derived nouns denoting action, process, state, condition, from Greek -sis, which is identical in meaning with Latin -entia, English -ing (1).