fi

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See also: Fi, FI, .fi, , and fi-

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fi

  1. (music) The solfeggio syllable used to indicate the sharp of the fourth note of a major scale.

Abbreviation[edit]

fi

  1. (computer science) The end of an "if" program instruction, usually as shorthand.

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin finis.

Noun[edit]

fi f (plural fins)

  1. finish; the end
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin finitus, either via Old French fin or an Old Provençal variant.

Adjective[edit]

fi m (feminine fina, masculine plural fins, feminine plural fines)

  1. fine, thin
  2. soft, smooth
  3. sharp, keen

Etymology 3[edit]

Ancient Greek, via Latin phi

Noun[edit]

fi f (plural fis)

  1. Phi; the Greek letter Φ (lowercase φ).

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French fi.

Interjection[edit]

fi

  1. For shame!
    "Jes, mi frapis mian frateton kaj mi ne bedaŭras ĝin!" "Ho, fi!"
    "Yes, I hit my little brother and I'm not sorry about it!" "Oh, for shame!.
    Fi al vi!
    Shame on you!

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

fi

  1. (archaic) faugh

Derived terms[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīlius.

Noun[edit]

fi m (plural fis)

  1. son

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French fille (girl, daughter).

Noun[edit]

fi

  1. girl
  2. daughter

Jamaican Creole[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fi

  1. To.
    • 1997, Mr. Vegas, Heads High (song)
      Mi wan fi hear yuh scream.
      "I want to hear you scream."
    • 2002, Sean Paul, Get Busy (song)
      Me want fi see you get live ‘pon the riddim
    • 2006, Otelemate G. Harry, 'Jamaican Creole', in The Journal of the International Phonetic Association, vol. 33, no. 1
      im rap op ina wan jakit fi kiip aut di kuol.
      "He wrapped up in a warm jacket to keep out the cold."

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fi

  1. rōmaji reading of ふぃ
  2. rōmaji reading of フィ

Latin[edit]

Interjection[edit]

!

  1. pah!, pooh!, foh!, bah!, an expression of disgust
    Fi, fi fetet!
    Pah, it stinks!

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. second-person singular present passive imperative of faciō

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

fi

  1. indicates that the following word or phrase is the x3 sumti

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • phi (obsolete)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fi m (plural fi)

  1. phi (name of the Greek letter Φ)

Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • фи (Moldavian Cyrillic spelling)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sum, fuī, with the infinitive and subjunctive forms replaced by fierī, present active infinitive of fiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a fi (third-person singular present este, past participle fost4th conj.

  1. to be

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • One can also use e as an informal variant of the third-person singular present tense, este.
  • The second entries in the simple perfect row represent the informal variants.

Derived terms[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin focus (hearth, fireplace).

Noun[edit]

fi m

  1. (Surmiran) fire

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fi f (plural fíes)

  1. phi; the Greek letter Φ, φ

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mī.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

fi

  1. me