See also: Fei, féi, fèi, fēi, fěi, fe'i, and fei-

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fei

  1. singular imperative of feien
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of feien

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

fei

  1. (poetic) Obsolete form of feci, first-person singular past historic indicative of fare

AnagramsEdit


Iu MienEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese (MC).

NounEdit

fei 

  1. silk

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

fei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of fēi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of féi.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of fěi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of fèi.

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.

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French feie.

AdjectiveEdit

fei

  1. Alternative form of faie

NounEdit

fei

  1. Alternative form of faie

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English fǣġe.

AdjectiveEdit

fei

  1. Alternative form of fey (marked for death)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

fei

  1. imperative of feie

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

fei m

  1. a swoop, speed; Used in the expression i ein fei.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

fei n

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite plural of fe

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

fei f (oblique plural feis, nominative singular fei, nominative plural feis)

  1. (early Old French or Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of foi