fic

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See also: ficc and fîc

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A shortening of fanfic, itself a shortening of fan fiction.

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Noun[edit]

fic (countable and uncountable, plural fics)

  1. (slang, countable) A fictional story set within a preexisting fandom; a fanfic.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an unattested *fij, from Proto-Albanian *spija, cognate with Sanskrit स्फायते (spháyate, to become fat), Proto-Slavic *spěti (to ripen).[1]

Verb[edit]

fic (first-person singular past tense fica, participle ficur)

  1. to make soft
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “fic”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 96

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fic

  1. Alternative form of fyke

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *fīca, from Latin fīcus.

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Noun[edit]

fīc m

  1. a fig or fig tree
  2. piles, hemorrhoids

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  • Middle English: fike, fyke