fif

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of fifille

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Noun[edit]

fif m (plural fifs)

  1. (Quebec, slang, derogatory) an effeminate male homosexual; poof; faggot

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fimf, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe (five). Cognates include Old High German fimf, finf (German fünf), Old Saxon fīf, Old Dutch fīf, vīf (Dutch vijf), Old Norse fimm (Swedish fem), Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐌼𐍆 (fimf). The Indo-European root is also the source of Greek πέντε (pénte), Latin quinque, Sanskrit पञ्चन्.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

fīf

  1. (cardinal) five

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Old Saxon[edit]

Old Saxon cardinal numbers
4 5 6
    Cardinal : fif

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fimf, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe (five).

Numeral[edit]

fīf

  1. five

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