roi

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See also: rồi, Rói, and ROI

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French roy, from Old French roi, rei, from Latin rex, regem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roi m (plural rois)

  1. king
    Le roi est mort.
    The king is dead.
  2. (chess) king
  3. (card games) king

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Descendants[edit]

+/-
  • Antillean Creole: wa
  • Guianese Creole: rwè
  • Haitian Creole: wa
  • Karipúna Creole French: hué
  • Louisiana Creole French: rwa
  • Seychellois Creole: lerwa

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Cmavo[edit]

roi (rafsi rom or roi)

  1. times
    la blabi ractu cu ci roi tolsakci le tabra
    The White Rabbit three times blew the trumpet.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used as a suffix or postposition after a number, turning it into an adverbial-like phrase which indicates the frequency at which the action of the selbri occurs.

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rex, regem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roi m (oblique plural rois, nominative singular rois, nominative plural roi)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Czech roj, ultimately from Proto-Slavic *rojь.

Noun[edit]

roi

  1. swarm

Welsh[edit]

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Verb[edit]

roi

  1. Mutated form of rhoi.