fou

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See also: Fou, fóu, fòu, fōu, fǒu, fo'u, and -fou

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fou ‎(comparative more fou, superlative most fou)

  1. (Scotland) Drunk.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

fou

  1. third-person singular preterite indicative form of ser

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French fol, from Old French fol, from Latin follis, follem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fou m ‎(masculine singular before vowel fol, feminine singular folle, masculine plural fous, feminine plural folles)

  1. mad, crazy

Noun[edit]

fou m ‎(plural fous, feminine folle)

  1. madman
  2. (court entertainer) jester

Noun[edit]

fou m ‎(plural fous)

  1. (chess) bishop
  2. booby (bird)

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in French · pièces d'échecs (layout · text)
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roi dame tour fou cavalier pion

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

fou

  1. second-person singular imperative of fouen

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of fōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of fóu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of fǒu.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of fòu.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin furnus.

Noun[edit]

fou m ‎(plural fous)

  1. (Jersey) oven

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fagus.

Noun[edit]

fou m ‎(oblique plural fous, nominative singular fous, nominative plural fou)

  1. beech (tree)

Descendants[edit]


Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)baqəʀu, from Proto-Austronesian *(ma-)baqəʀuh.

Adjective[edit]

fou

  1. new (recently made or created)

Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English full, from Proto-Germanic *fullaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós.

Adjective[edit]

fou ‎(comparative mair fou, superlative maist fou)

  1. full
  2. well-fed, full of food or drink, sated, replete
  3. drunk, intoxicated

Adverb[edit]

fou ‎(comparative mair fou, superlative maist fou)

  1. fully, very, quite, rather, too

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

fou ‎(plural fous)

  1. saxifrage