pli

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin plus.

Adverb[edit]

pli

  1. more
    • 1903, L. L. Zamenhof, Fundamenta Krestomatio, Project Gutenberg transcription
      Du homoj povas pli multe fari ol unu.
      Two people can do much more than one.

Antonyms[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pli n

  1. young seagull
  2. cry of a seagull

Coordinate terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

pli

  1. cry of a seagull
    másin sigur pli
    the seagull says pli

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb plier.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pli m (plural plis)

  1. fold
  2. pleat
  3. letter
  4. (card games) trick

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

pli

  1. rafsi of pilno.

Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French ploi, from the verb ploiier, from the Latin verb plicō (I fold).

Noun[edit]

pli m (oblique plural plis, nominative singular plis, nominative plural pli)

  1. fold
    • 1607, Loys d'Orleans, Les ouvertures des Parlements, page 332
      Car Macrobe se moque de luy d'avoir fait adiourner un homme pour luy auoir defait un des plis de sa robe.
      Because Macrobe is making fun of him for having adjourned the case of a man because he removed one of the folds from his robes.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: ply (borrowed)
  • French: pli

References[edit]

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

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plus.

Adverb[edit]

pli

  1. more