See also: FIF and fîf

DanishEdit

NounEdit

fif n (singular definite fiffet, plural indefinite fif)

  1. trick (clever way of doing something that makes it easier to reach a goal)
    Synonyms: fidus, kneb, trick

FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of fifille

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fif/
  • (file)

NounEdit

fif m (plural fifs)

  1. (Quebec, slang, derogatory) an effeminate male homosexual; poof; faggot

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Further readingEdit


North FrisianEdit

North Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fif
    Ordinal : fifst

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian fīf.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /fɪf/

NumeralEdit

fif

  1. (Sylt) five

Old EnglishEdit

Old English numbers (edit)
50
 ←  4 5 6  → 
    Cardinal: fīf
    Ordinal: fīfta
    Multiplier: fīffeald

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fimf, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

fīf

  1. five

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: five, fife, fif, vif, fyve
    • English: five
    • Scots: five, fif, fife, fyve

Old FrisianEdit

Old Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fif

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fimf.

NumeralEdit

fīf

  1. five

DescendantsEdit

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum, Mooring, Wiedingharde: fiiw
    Helgoland: fiuw
    Sylt: fif
  • Saterland Frisian: fieuw
  • West Frisian: fiif

Old SaxonEdit

Old Saxon cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fif

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fimf, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

NumeralEdit

fīf

  1. five

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German: vîf
    • German Low German: fiev
    • Plautdietsch: fief