pois

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See also: POIS, Pois, pôis, põis, and pȯis

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pois

Adverb[edit]

pois

  1. (of movement) away:
    • Hän meni pois.
      • S/he went away. (cf. poissa)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pois, from earlier peis from Latin pīsum, from Ancient Greek πίσον ‎(píson).

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Noun[edit]

pois m ‎(plural pois)

  1. pea

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Interlingua[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pois

  1. afterwards

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /puˈa*/, /pwa*/

Noun[edit]

pois m ‎(invariable)

  1. polka dot

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Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *postius, from Latin postea, from postus.

Adverb[edit]

pois

  1. then (indicating chronological order)
  2. since

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Etymology 2[edit]

From earlier peis, from Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum.

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Noun[edit]

pois m ‎(oblique plural pois, nominative singular pois, nominative plural pois)

  1. weight

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin pīsum.

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Noun[edit]

pois m ‎(plural)

  1. peas (pulses)
Usage notes[edit]

The singular pois may not be attested; attestations of "un pois" all seem to refer to other definitions of pois.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

See poi

Adverb[edit]

pois

  1. Alternative form of poi ‎(little, not much)

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin *pos, from Latin post, postea.

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Adverb[edit]

pois

  1. then

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pois, from Vulgar Latin *pos, from Classical Latin post ‎(after). Compare with French puis and with Spanish pues.

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Adverb[edit]

pois (not comparable)

  1. so; then (in that case)
    Podemos, pois, terminá-lo.
    So we can finish it.
  2. emphasises a yes-or-no answer or an order
    Pois vai!
    Go!
    Pois sim.
    Indeed.

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:pois.

Conjunction[edit]

pois

  1. because; for (by or for the cause that)
    Gostei do livro, pois ele foi interessante.
    I liked the book, because it was interesting.

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:pois.

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