folie

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See also: Folie and folié

Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

folie f

  1. foil (very thin sheet of metal)

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Etymology[edit]

From German Folie, from Late Latin folia, plural form of folium (leaf, sheet). The word foelie derives from the same source, but is older and entered the language via Old French.

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Noun[edit]

folie f, n (plural folies, diminutive folietje n)

  1. foil (sheet of material)

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

folie f (plural folies)

  1. madness, folly, insanity
  2. (architecture) folly

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

folie f (oblique plural folies, nominative singular folie, nominative plural folies)

  1. madness; insanity

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