roi

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See also: rồi, rỗi, rói, Rói, and ROI

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French roy, from Old French roi, rei, from Latin rex, regem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roi m ‎(plural rois)

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

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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  • Antillean Creole: wa
  • Guianese Creole: rwè
  • Haitian Creole: wa
  • Karipúna Creole French: hué
  • Louisiana Creole French: rwa
  • Seychellois Creole: lerwa

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in French · pièces d'échecs (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
roi dame tour fou cavalier pion
Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
40 Asso di picche.jpg 41 Due di picche.jpg 42 Tre di picche.jpg 43 Quattro di picche.jpg 44 Cinque di picche.jpg 45 Sei di picche.jpg 46 Sette di picche.jpg
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

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Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

roi ‎(rafsi rom or roi)

  1. times
    la blabi ractu cu ci roi tolsakci le tabra
    The White Rabbit three times blew the trumpet.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used as a suffix or postposition after a number, turning it into an adverbial-like phrase which indicates the frequency at which the action of the selbri occurs.

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rex, regem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Czech roj, ultimately from Proto-Slavic *rojь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roi

  1. swarm

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

roi

  1. Soft mutation of rhoi.