Last modified on 29 July 2014, at 06:06
See also: fōu, fóu, fǒu, and fòu

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fou (comparative more fou, superlative most fou)

  1. Drunk.

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

fou

  1. third-person singular preterite indicative form of ser

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French fol, from Latin follis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fou m (feminine folle, masculine plural fous, feminine plural folles)

  1. mad, crazy

NounEdit

fou m (plural fous, feminine folle)

  1. madman
  2. jester

NounEdit

fou m (plural fous)

  1. (chess) bishop
  2. booby (bird)

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JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin furnus.

NounEdit

fou m (plural fous)

  1. oven

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

fou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of fōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of fóu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of fǒu.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of fòu.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fagus.

NounEdit

fou m (oblique plural fous, nominative singular fous, nominative plural fou)

  1. beech (tree)

DescendantsEdit


SamoanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)baqəʀu, from Proto-Austronesian *(ma-)baqəʀuh.

AdjectiveEdit

fou

  1. new (recently made or created)

ScotsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English full, from Proto-Germanic *fullaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós.

AdjectiveEdit

fou (comparative mair fou, superlative maist fou)

  1. full
  2. well-fed, full of food or drink, sated, replete
  3. drunk, intoxicated

AdverbEdit

fou (comparative mair fou, superlative maist fou)

  1. fully, very, quite, rather, too

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

fou (plural fous)

  1. saxifrage