See also: Fie, fié, fíe, fiẽ, and fi'e

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin fi via Old French and Middle English (with a possible additional influence from Old Norse).

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InterjectionEdit

fie

  1. (archaic) Often followed by on or upon: used to express distaste, disgust, or outrage.
    Fie upon you, you devilish fool!
    • c. 1603–1604, William Shakespeare, The Tragœdy of Othello, the Moore of Venice. [] (First Quarto), London: [] N[icholas] O[kes] for Thomas Walkley, [], published 1622, OCLC 724111485, [Act V, scene i], page 89:
      Bian[ca]. I am no ſtrumpet, but of life as honeſt, / As you, that thus abuſe me. / Em[ilia]. As I: fough, fie vpon thee.
    • 1887, H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure[1]:
      "Fie upon them, forgetting their philosophy!"
    • March 1920, Alice Ballantine Kirjassoff (quote sourced to Kim Soan), “FORMOSA THE BEAUTIFUL”, in National Geographic Magazine[2], page 284-5:
      "I pleaded with my companions to spare his life, and they said, 'Fie! shame upon you! You have a Chinese heart.' Then they turned upon me to kill me as well, so I withdrew my petition. After that they cut off the woodsman's head, and we returned home."

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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

fie

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fier
  2. third-person singular present indicative of fier
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of fier
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of fier
  5. second-person singular imperative of fier

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fīlia. Compare Italian and Romansch figlia, Romanian fie, French fille.

NounEdit

fie f (plural fiis)

  1. daughter

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ItalianEdit

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fie

  1. Alternative form of fia, third-person singular future of fire

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VerbEdit

fie

  1. First-person singular (eu) affirmative imperative of fiar
  2. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of fiar
  3. First-person singular (eu) negative imperative of fiar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of fiar
  5. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of fiar
  6. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of fiar

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin fīat, third-person singular present passive subjunctive of fiō.

VerbEdit

fie

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive of fi
    are să fie obosită când se revine
    she's going to be tired when she returns
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of fi
    vreau că ei să fie aici la opt exact
    I want them to be here exactly at eight.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin fīlia.

NounEdit

fie f (plural fii)

  1. (popular) daughter
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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

fie

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of fiar.