See also: FiOS and fíos

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


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

fios

  1. plural of 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 fios 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

  • fios” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “fis, fius”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language