fiú

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pojka (son, boy). Cognates include Finnish poika.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfijuː/ (a j is pronounced between the vowels)

Noun[edit]

fiú (plural fiúk)

  1. boy
  2. son
    a fia - his/her son

Declension[edit]

  • in the sense of 'son':
  • otherwise (e.g. 'boyfriend'):

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fíu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fiú (indeclinable)

  1. (used with is) worth
    fiú pingin é.
    It isn't worth a penny.
  2. (used with the genitive of a following definite noun) even
    Níl fiú an léine aige.
    He hasn't even a shirt.
    gan fiú na mbróg ― without even shoes

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Adverb[edit]

fiú

  1. even
    Níl sé leathlán fiú.
    It is not even half full

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fiú fhiú bhfiú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fiú

  1. Alternative spelling of fíu.