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See also: fiu, FIU, fíu, fiù, fiû, and fi'u

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HungarianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • fi (archaic)

EtymologyEdit

From the original stem fi akin to Proto-Uralic *pojka (son, boy) + (archaic diminutive suffix). Cognates include Mansi пыг (pyg, son, boy), Udmurt пи (pi, son, boy), Komi-Zyrian пи (pi, son, boy) and Finnish poika. See also faj.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈfiʲuː]
  • (file)

NounEdit

fiú (plural fiúk)

  1. boy
    Synonym: srác (informal)
  2. son
    Synonym: fiúgyermek
    az apa és a fiathe father and his son
  3. (colloquial) boyfriend
    Synonyms: barát, pasi

Usage notesEdit

  • In terms of its possessive forms, fia is used in the sense of one’s son, while one’s boyfriend is fiúja. Their other possessive forms consistently differ in the same way: the ’son’ with the irregular forms and the ’boyfriend’ with the regular forms.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fiú fiúk
accusative fiút fiúkat
dative fiúnak fiúknak
instrumental fiúval fiúkkal
causal-final fiúért fiúkért
translative fiúvá fiúkká
terminative fiúig fiúkig
essive-formal fiúként fiúkként
essive-modal
inessive fiúban fiúkban
superessive fiún fiúkon
adessive fiúnál fiúknál
illative fiúba fiúkba
sublative fiúra fiúkra
allative fiúhoz fiúkhoz
elative fiúból fiúkból
delative fiúról fiúkról
ablative fiútól fiúktól
  • in the sense of 'son':
Possessive forms of fiú
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. fiam fiaim
2nd person sing. fiad fiaid
3rd person sing. fia fiai
1st person plural fiunk fiaink
2nd person plural fiatok fiaitok
3rd person plural fiuk fiaik
  • otherwise (e.g. 'boyfriend'):
Possessive forms of fiú
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. fiúm fiúim
2nd person sing. fiúd fiúid
3rd person sing. fiúja fiúi
1st person plural fiúnk fiúink
2nd person plural fiútok fiúitok
3rd person plural fiújuk fiúik

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fíu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fiú (indeclinable)

  1. (used with is) worth
    fiú pingin é.
    It isn’t worth a penny.
  2. (used with is and le) worth it, worthwhile
    is fiú liomit’s worth it to me
  3. (used with the genitive of a following definite noun) even
    Níl fiú an léine aige.
    He hasn’t even a shirt.
    gan fiú na mbrógwithout even shoes

Related termsEdit

AdverbEdit

fiú

  1. even
    Níl sé leathlán fiú.
    It is not even half full.

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fiú fhiú bhfiú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fiú

  1. Alternative spelling of fíu