What is wise

wise

wise adj. 'knowing, experienced, clever', ahd.wīs and the further education (ja-tribe) wīsi (8th century), mhd.wīs, wīse 'understanding, experienced, clever, knowledgeable, learned', asächs.mnd .aengl.wīs, mnl.nl.wijs, engl.wise, anord.vīss, schwed.vis, got.-weis (e.g. unwise 'ignorant'), germ. * weis (s) a- belong to the under ↗knowledge (sd) represented root ie. * u̯eid-. Either from a participle form ie. * U̯eidto- or from ie. * U̯eidso-, which is an adjectival development of an old s-stem * u̯eides- (e.g. in aind.vasdas- 'knowledge, insight') can explain. The initial meaning of the adjective is 'knowing', initially 'knowledgeable, experienced' with regard to a thing, then also 'clever, intelligent, intellectually gifted', today 'through experience and effort, understanding, insightful, understanding the context, moderate', primarily valid as a characteristic of an old person (cf. mhd.die wīsen, die tageten and die grīsen). Wisdom f. Wissen (gained in the course of a lifetime) knowledge, experience, insight ’, actually‘ state of being wise ’, ahd. (9th century), mhd.wīsheit. Wisdom tooth with posterior molar, mostly in the plur. Wisdom teeth, translation (17th century, previously tenth of reason and wisdom, 16th century) from medical lat.dentes intellectus or dentes sapientiae, according to Greek sōphronistḗres (σωφρονιστῆρες ), from Greek sṓphrōn (σώφρων) 'prudent, wise, clever'. Teeth do not develop until adulthood, when the person is wise. to believe vb ‘So. say sth. untrue (as truth), cite sb., make a fool of him '(16th century), make mhd.wīs' make knowing, instruct, proclaim, teach' (in this sense still in the 18th century) . wise adj. ‘wise, wise, knowing’, ahd.wīslīh (8th century), mhd.wīslich; still common in wise adv. ‘for a good reason, consciously, with calculating intention’ (18th century).