roi

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See also: ROI, Rói, rọi, rồi, rổi, rỗi, rối, rơi, and rời

Bahnar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bahnaric *rɔːj, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ruj ~ *ruuj ~ *ruəj ~ *ruhaj (fly (insect)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roi 

  1. fly

Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin rex.

Noun[edit]

roi m (plural rois, feminine roine)

  1. king

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • roy (obsolete) [pre-1800]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French roy, from Old French roi, rei, from Latin rēgem, accusative of rēx, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roi m (plural rois, feminine reine)

  1. king
    Le roi est mort.
    The king is dead.
  2. (chess) king
  3. (card games) king

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Antillean Creole: wa
  • Guianese Creole: rwè
  • Haitian Creole: wa
    • (perhaps) Haitian Creole: lwa
      • English: loa
  • Karipúna Creole French: hué
  • Louisiana Creole French: rwa
  • Seychellois Creole: lerwa

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in French · pièces d'échecs (layout · text)
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roi dame tour fou cavalier pion
Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
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as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
8 of spades.svg 9 of spades.svg 10 of spades.svg Jack of spades2.svg Queen of spades2.svg King of spades2.svg Joker black 02.svg
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

Further reading[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rai (Le Roman de Tristan, Thomas d'Angleterre)
  • rei
  • rex (9th century)
  • roy

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (early/middle) /ˈroi̯/, (middle) /ˈ ro̯i/, (late) /ˈro̯e/ (Diphthongs become rising; vowel changes)

Noun[edit]

roi m (oblique plural rois, nominative singular rois, nominative plural roi)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Papiamentu[edit]

Las Cruces Arroyo.jpg

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rooi (alternative spelling)

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish arroyo.

Noun[edit]

roi

A dry creek, that fills with water after rainfall.

  1. creek
  2. gulch

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔ.i/
  • Rhymes: -ɔi
  • Syllabification: ro‧i

Verb[edit]

roi

  1. third-person singular present of roić

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic рои (roi), from Proto-Slavic *rojь. Compare Czech roj, Slovak roj and Serbo-Croatian roj.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roi n (plural roiuri)

  1. swarm

Declension[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *p-rɔːj. Cognate with Chut [Rục] brɔːj¹, Kha Phong urɔːj.

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây, cái) roi (, 𩍢)

  1. whip, rod

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây, trái, quả) roi

  1. (Northern Vietnam) Syzygium samarangense (wax apple)
    Synonym: mận

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

roi

  1. Soft mutation of rhoi.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
rhoi roi unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.