iwis

adverb
\ ē-ˈwis How to pronounce iwis (audio) , ī- \

Definition of iwis

archaic
: surely

First Known Use of iwis

12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for iwis

Middle English, from Old English gewis certain; akin to Old High German giwisso certainly, Old English witan to know — more at wit

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“Iwis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iwis. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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