foire

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See also: foiré

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fwaʁ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French foire from a Vulgar Latin *fēria from the classical Latin noun fēriae.

Noun[edit]

foire f (plural foires)

  1. a fair, an exposition
  2. artisans' market
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Descendants[edit]
  • Turkish: fuar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin foria.

Noun[edit]

foire f (plural foires)

  1. (vulgar) diarrhoea
  2. (figuratively, slang) fuckup, mess

Verb[edit]

foire

  1. inflection of foirer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Vulgar Latin *fēria, from the classical Latin plural noun fēriae.

Noun[edit]

foire f (oblique plural foires, nominative singular foire, nominative plural foires)

  1. celebration

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (foire, supplement)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From foi +‎ -re.

Noun[edit]

foire f (plural foiri)

  1. squirminess

Declension[edit]