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See also: FiOS and fíos

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fis, fius, from Proto-Celtic *wissus, from Proto-Indo-European *wéydtus, which is derived from *weyd- (know, see).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fios m (genitive singular feasa)

  1. knowledge, information
    Eochair feasa foghlaim.Learning is the key to knowledge.
    —Proverb
    Synonyms: eolas, tuiscint
    1. carnal knowledge
    2. occult knowledge

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fios fhios bhfios
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • fis, fius” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “fios” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "fios" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

fios

  1. Plural of noun fio.

Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fis, fius, from Proto-Celtic *wissus, from Proto-Indo-European *wéydtus, which is derived from *weyd- (know, see).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fios m (genitive singular fiosa, plural fiosan)

  1. knowledge
    Chan eil fhios agam.I don't know. (literally, “Knowledge is not at me.”)
    Synonym: aithne
  2. indication, information, message, notice, notification, news

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
fios fhios
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • fis, fius” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.