fili

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See also: filí, Fíli, and fíli-

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

fili

  1. third-person singular imperative form of filar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of filar
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive form of filar

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fīlī m (plural fīlā̀yē, possessed form fīlin)

  1. open field, plot of land, square
  2. (by extension) opportunity, chance, opening

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

fili m

  1. plural of filo

Verb[edit]

fili

  1. second-person singular present indicative of filare
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of filare
  3. second-person singular present subjunctive of filare
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of filare
  5. third-person singular imperative of filare

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fīlī m

  1. genitive singular of fīlius
  2. vocative singular of fīlius

Noun[edit]

fīlī n

  1. genitive singular of fīlum

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Primitive Irish ᚃᚓᚂᚔᚈᚐᚄ (velitas), from Proto-Celtic *weless.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fili m (genitive filed, nominative plural filid)

  1. poet, seer
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 162a3
      In tan labratar ind ḟilid a persin inna ṅdea, do·gniat primam ⁊ secundam in illis.
      When the poets speak in the person of the gods, they make a first and second [person] in them.

Declension[edit]

Masculine t-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative fili filidL, fili filid
Vocative fili filidL, fili fileda
Accusative filidN filidL, fili fileda
Genitive filed filed filedN
Dative filidL filedaib filedaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: file
  • Manx: feelee
  • Scottish Gaelic: filidh

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fili ḟili fili
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fili (compare Maori whiri), from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *piliq (compare Ilocano pili, Indonesian pilih, Malay pilih, Tagalog pili), from Proto-Austronesian *piliq.

Verb[edit]

fili

  1. to choose (to elect)
  2. to choose (to pick)

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fili (compare Maori whiri), from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *piliq (compare Ilocano pili, Indonesian pilih, Malay pilih, Tagalog pili), from Proto-Austronesian *piliq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fili

  1. to choose (to elect)
  2. to choose (to pick)