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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Is v. i.  The third person singular of the substantive verb be, in the indicative mood, present tense; as, he is; he is a man.  See Be.
 Note:In some varieties of the Northern dialect of Old English, is was used for all persons of the singular.
    For thy is I come, and eke Alain.   --Chaucer.
    Aye is thou merry.   --Chaucer.
 Note:The idiom of using the present for future events sure to happen is a relic of Old English in which the present and future had the same form; as, this year Christmas is on Friday.
    To-morrow is the new moon.   --1 Sam. xx. 5.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See be