fy

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See also: Fy, FY, -fy, and fy.

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin fi ‘pooh!’.

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

fy

  1. (archaic) Expressing disapproval.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Aphetized from defy.

Verb[edit]

fy

  1. (obsolete) To digest.

Lojban[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

fy ‎(selma'o BY2 )

  1. letteral for f

Norwegian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

fy

  1. phew, shame; interjection expressing disapproval or disgust

Swedish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

fy

  1. phew, shame; interjection expressing disapproval or disgust

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [və], [ə], [ən]

Determiner[edit]

fy ‎(triggers nasal mutation)

  1. my
  2. me (as the direct object of a verbal noun)

Usage notes[edit]

i is sometimes added after the noun.