feu

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See also: féu and fe'u

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feu (plural feus)

  1. Land held in feudal tenure.

Usage notes[edit]

  • used particularly in Scots law.

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Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feu m sg (feminine singular fea, neuter singular feo, masculine plural feos, feminine plural fees)

  1. ugly
  2. bad, gloomy (weather)

Campidanese Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Spanish feo.

Adjective[edit]

feu

  1. dirty

Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

feu

  1. second-person plural present indicative form of fer
  2. second-person plural present subjunctive form of fer
  3. second-person plural imperative form of fer

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Provençal feu, from Frankish *fehu, from Proto-Germanic *fehu.

Noun[edit]

feu m (plural feus)

  1. fiefdom, fee

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin focus (hearth), replacing Latin ignis (fire)

Noun[edit]

feu m (plural feux)

  1. fire
  2. (cigarette) lighter
  3. traffic light
    • 1999, Patrick Lemaire, Psychologie cognitive
      « Si le feu est vert, je passe » — If the light is green, I go
      « Si le feu est rouge, je m'arrête » — If the light is red, I stop
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French fadude (one who has accomplished his destiny), from Vulgar Latin *fatutus, from Latin fatum (destiny).

Adjective[edit]

feu m (feminine feue, masculine plural feus, feminine plural feues)

  1. deceased
    Elle était la sœur de feu Jean Dupont

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin focus (hearth).

Noun[edit]

feu m (plural feux)

  1. fire
  2. (medicine) rash

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

feu m (plural feus)

  1. fire

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feu (plural feus)

  1. feud, tenure, piece of land held by that tenure

Verb[edit]

tae feu (third-person singular simple present feus, present participle feuin, simple past feuit, past participle feuit)

  1. to grant or hold land by tenure

Derived terms[edit]

  • feuar (one who holds land in feu)

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin focus.

Noun[edit]

feu ?

  1. fire