Last modified on 21 October 2014, at 10:01
See also: põis, POIS, and Pois

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pois

AdverbEdit

pois

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

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an earlier peis from Latin pisum.

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NounEdit

pois m (plural pois)

  1. pea

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InterlinguaEdit

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. afterwards

ItalianEdit

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French

NounEdit

pois m (invariable)

  1. polka dot

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Old ProvençalEdit

EtymologyEdit

Vulgar Latin *pos, from Latin post, postea.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. then

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

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.

ConjunctionEdit

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.

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