Lys

Lys may refer to any of the following:

Places
  • The Lys or Leie, a river in France and Belgium
  • Lys (Dora Baltea), a stream of Aosta Valley in Italy
  • Lys, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in France
  • Lys (département), a département during the First French Empire, now in Belgium
  • Les Lys, a Premier cru vineyard in Chablis
  • Lys, an old orthography of Liss, Hampshire, England
  • LYS can also refer to a Local Yarn Shop for knitters or crocheters
Aviation
  • LYS, the IATA Airport Code for Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
Sailing
  • LYS, a sailing handicapping system
Battles
  • Battle of the Lys, a World War I battle in the spring of 1918
Fiction
  • Lys is the name of a city in Arthur C. Clarke's book The City and the Stars.
  • Lys is also the name of a city in George R. R. Martin's epic series A Song of Ice and Fire.
Heraldry
  • Fleur-de-lys or Fleur-de-lis, a stylized representation of a lily or iris, used in heraldry
Science
  • Lys is an abbreviation for the amino acid lysine
People
  • Francis John Lys (1863–1947), British lecturer and academic administrator
  • Jan Lys (c1590-1629), a German painter
  • Lya Lys (1908–1986), German-born actress
  • Lys Assia (born 1926, Rupperswil), Swiss singer
  • Lys Mouithys (born 1985), Congolese football player

Other articles related to "lys, ly":

lys Longchamps
... Sélys Longchamps is the name of several notable Belgians Edmond de Sélys Longchamps, zoologist Sybille de Selys Longchamps, aristocrat Jean de Sély ...
LYS (sailing)
... LYS is an acronym for Leading Yard Stick, formerly Lidingö Yard Stick ... LYS is an empirically based handicapping system used in yacht racing in the nordic countries ... used as the benchmark and is by definition assigned a LYS value of 1.00 ...
Canadian Graphic Novels - Publication, Promotion and Distribution - Awards
... The Bédélys Prize (Prix Bédélys) has been awarded to French language comics since 2000 ... It comes with bursaries for the Prix Bédélys Québec (for Best Book from Québec) and Prix Bédélys Fanzine ...
Laquette
... The Laquette is a river of northern France, right tributary of the Lys ... It flows into the Lys in Aire-sur-la-Lys ...