fif

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See also: FIF and fîf

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fif n (singular definite fiffet, plural indefinite fif)

  1. trick (clever way of doing something that makes it easier to reach a goal)
    Synonyms: fidus, kneb, trick

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of fifille

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fif/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fif m (plural fifs)

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

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North Frisian[edit]

North Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fif
    Ordinal : fifst

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian fīf.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /fɪf/

Numeral[edit]

fif

  1. (Sylt) five

Old English[edit]

Old English numbers (edit)
50
 ←  4 5 6  → 
    Cardinal: fīf
    Ordinal: fīfta

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

fīf

  1. five

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: five, fife, fif, vif, fyve
    • English: five
    • Scots: five, fif, fife, fyve

Old Frisian[edit]

Old Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fif

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fimf.

Numeral[edit]

fīf

  1. five

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum, Mooring, Wiedingharde: fiiw
    Helgoland: fiuw
    Sylt: fif
  • Saterland Frisian: fieuw
  • West Frisian: fiif

Old Saxon[edit]

Old Saxon cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fif

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

fīf

  1. five

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: vîf
    • German Low German: fiev
    • Plautdietsch: fief