Meaning of 'tis in English:

'tis

Pronunciation /tɪz/

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Translate 'tis into Spanish

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literary
  • It is.

    ‘‘'tis but a scratch,’ she murmured’
    • ‘As he puts it, he may steal, but that is his vocation, and ‘'tis no sin for a man to labor in his vocation ’.’
    • ‘Taking the argument to a highly respectable theologian, she won her point (‘'tis I that must be confuted,’ he conceded graciously).’
    • ‘‘'Tis I who have the map to the pearl-treasures of these isles, and not thee, Northerner, ‘he called, taunting Viro.’
    • ‘‘Let us work without theorizing,’ said Martin; ‘'tis the only way to make life endurable.’’
    • ‘The man will still finally be saved, since ‘'tis his disposition that saves him.’’