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Foi
See also: FOI and fo'i

Asturian

Verb

foi

  1. third-person singular preterite indicative of ser

French

Etymology

From Middle French foy, from Old French foi, from earlier fei, inherited from Latin fid?s, fidem, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *b?eyd?- ("to command, to persuade, to trust").

Pronunciation

Noun

foi f (plural fois)

  1. faith
  2. (heraldry) a depiction of a handshake

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Galician

Etymology 1

Inflected form of ir ("to go").

Verb

foi

  1. third-person singular preterite indicative of ir

Etymology 2

Inflected form of ser ("to be").

Verb

foi

  1. third-person singular preterite indicative of ser

Old French

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin fidem, accusative singular of fid?s. Compare the 11Template:cup C. spelling feid where the link to fidem is clearer.

Noun

foi f (oblique plural fois, nominative singular foi, nominative plural fois)

  1. faith
  2. allegiance; faithfulness
    • c. 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 156 (of the Champion Classiques edition), ->ISBN, line 1837:
      sa fei lealment li afie'he loyally pledges his allegiance to him

Descendants

  • French: foi
  • Norman: fouai
  • -> Middle English: faith, fayth, feith, fayth

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Verb

foi

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) preterite indicative of ir
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) preterite indicative of ser
    • 1999, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e o Prisioneiro de Azkaban, Rocco, page 57:
      O jantar aquela noite foi muito agradável.
      The dinner that night was very pleasant.

Interjection

foi

  1. indicates that an action has been undertaken; done
    -- Pode enviar a mensagem? -- Foi.
    "Can you send the message?", "Done."

Romanian

Etymology 1

Noun

foi

  1. plural of foaie

Etymology 2

Either from foaie +‎ -i or from a Vulgar Latin root *foll?re, from Late Latin foll?re, present active infinitive of folle?, from Latin follis.

Verb

a foi (third-person singular present foie?te, past participle foit4th conj.

  1. (reflexive) to fuss, bustle, move about
  2. (of a place) to be full of people who are busy, teem with
    Synonym: mi?una
Conjugation
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