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See also: Fies, fiés, and fíes

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VerbEdit

fies

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of fiar

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EtymologyEdit

Spread during the 20th century from Low German, Low Franconian, and Central Franconian dialects, from Middle Low German vīs and early modern Dutch vijs, respectively. Compare contmporary Dutch vies (from a dialectal form). Per Pfeifer a connection with Latin spīrō (I breathe, blow) is possible.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fiːs/
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AdjectiveEdit

fies (comparative fieser, superlative am fiesesten)

  1. disgusting, disagreeable
    ein fieser Geschmack
    a disgusting taste
  2. mean, uncomfortable
    eine fiese Frage
    an uncomfortable question
  3. mean, unlikable (person)
    ein fieser Typ
    a mean guy
  4. (colloquial, regional, western Germany, + vor or von) disgusted by, finding something disgusting
    Ich bin fies vor Käse.
    I find cheese disgusting.
    (literally, “I’m disgusted in front of cheese.”)

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Further readingEdit

  • fies in Duden online

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VerbEdit

fies

  1. Second-person singular (tu) negative imperative of fiar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) present subjunctive of fiar