folie

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See also: Folie and fólie

Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

folie f

  1. foil (very thin sheet of metal)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Folie, from Late Latin folia, plural form of folium (leaf, sheet). The word foelie derives from the same source, but is older and entered the language via Old French.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfoː.li/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fo‧lie
  • Rhymes: -oːli

Noun[edit]

folie f or n (plural folies, diminutive folietje n)

  1. foil (sheet of material)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French folie, from Old French folie, from fol + -ie.

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Noun[edit]

folie f (plural folies)

  1. madness, folly, insanity; silliness, craziness
  2. (architecture) folly

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

folie

  1. Alternative form of folye

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin folium

Noun[edit]

folie m (definite singular folien, indefinite plural folier, definite plural foliene)

  1. foil (thin material)
  2. film (thin material, such as plastic film, cling film)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin folium

Noun[edit]

folie m (definite singular folien, indefinite plural foliar, definite plural foliane)

  1. foil (thin material)
  2. film (thin material, such as plastic film, cling film)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fol +‎ -ie.

Noun[edit]

folie f (oblique plural folies, nominative singular folie, nominative plural folies)

  1. madness; insanity

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French folie.

Noun[edit]

folie f (plural folii)

  1. madness, folly

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Verb[edit]

folie

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of foliar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of foliar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of foliar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of foliar.