fios

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See also: FiOS and fíos

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fis, fius, from Proto-Celtic *wissus, from Proto-Indo-European *wéydtus, which is derived from *weyd-(know, see).

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Noun[edit]

fios m ‎(genitive singular feasa)

  1. knowledge, information
    Eochair feasa foghlaim.‎ ― Learning is the key to knowledge. —Proverb
    1. carnal knowledge
    2. occult knowledge

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fios fhios bhfios
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • fis, fius” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “fios” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "fios" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

fios

  1. plural of fio

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fis, fius, from Proto-Celtic *wissus, from Proto-Indo-European *wéydtus, which is derived from *weyd-(know, see).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fios m ‎(genitive singular fiosa, plural fiosan)

  1. knowledge
    • Chan eil fhios agam. (idiomatic expression meaning: I don't know.; lit. Knowledge is not at me.)
  2. indication, information, message, notice, notification, news

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