coi

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See also: COI, còi, cối, cởi, and co'i

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French coy, from Old French coi (with feminine originally coie), from Vulgar Latin quētus, from Latin quiētus, from quies (rest). Compare English coy. Doublet of quitte and quiet, which were borrowings.

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Adjective[edit]

coi (feminine singular coite, masculine plural cois, feminine plural coites)

  1. (dated) silent
  2. (dated) speechless

Interjection[edit]

coi

  1. (archaic) Cry of a huntsman to send the dogs on chase.

Noun[edit]

coi m (plural cois)

  1. (archaic) quiet
    Le coi de la nuit
    The quiet of the night

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

coi

  1. (contraction of con i) with the

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

coī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of coeō

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Cmavo[edit]

coi (selma'o COI COI)

  1. hello, greetings
    coi rodo
    Hi all

Usage notes[edit]

  • This cmavo begins a vocative phrase which can be ended (if necessary) with the elidable terminator do'u.

Antonyms[edit]

  • co'o (goodbye)

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Rafsi[edit]

coi

  1. rafsi of condi.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cōleus, from Ancient Greek κολεός (koleós); compare Aromanian colj, coljiu, coalji. The plural coaie likely derives from an alternative Vulgar Latin plural form *cōlea, taken as a feminine in some other languages; compare French couille, Italian coglia, Sicilian cogghia, Corsican cuglia, Occitan colha.

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Noun[edit]

coi n (plural coaie)

  1. (slang, usually in the plural, referring to the testicles) ball(s)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

coi (, , 𩲡, 𥋳)

  1. (dialectal, chiefly Central Vietnam and Southern Vietnam) to look, watch (over), observe, read, etc.
    coi em
    to babysit one's younger sibling
    coi mắt
    to meet with a date via a dating service
    coi ti-vi
    to watch TV
    coi phim
    to watch a TV show/movie
    coi báo
    to read a newspaper
    Coi nè!
    Check this out!
    Coi chừng!
    Look out!
    Mày coi chừng tao!
    You'd better not screw with me again!

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Interjection[edit]

Coi? (, , 𩲡, 𥋳)

  1. (colloquial, dialectal, chiefly Central Vietnam and Southern Vietnam) [Look at yourself!] What the heck are you doin'?