ChichewaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mpítí. Cognate to Swahili fisi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfí.si/, /ˈfi.si/

NounEdit

físi class 1a (plural afísi class 2)

  1. hyena

Haitian CreoleEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French fusil (rifle).

NounEdit

fisi

  1. rifle

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

fisi

  1. indefinite dative singular of fis

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fisi

  1. masculine plural of fiso

JamamadíEdit

NounEdit

fisi

  1. (Banawá) monkey

ReferencesEdit


LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

fīsī

  1. inflection of fīsus:
    1. nominative/vocative masculine plural
    2. genitive masculine/neuter singular

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

fisi

  1. (non-standard since 2012) feminine singular of fisen
  2. (non-standard since 2012) neuter singular of fisen

VerbEdit

fisi

  1. (non-standard since 2012) supine of fisa

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English fish.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fisi

  1. fish

Derived termsEdit


SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mpítí. Cognate to Kikuyu hiti, Chichewa fisi, Zulu impisi.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

fisi (n class, plural fisi)

  1. hyena

See alsoEdit


TonganEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

fisi (intransitive)

  1. (of trees or plants) to flower, bud, blossom

NounEdit

fisi

  1. a bud or blossom
  2. (by extension) the arms or tentacles of a jellyfish

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

fisi (transitive)

  1. to flick, to strike with the finger or fingernail as it is snapped from the thumb

NounEdit

fisi

  1. a game in which lightsticks are flicked

West MakianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fisi

  1. seawater

ReferencesEdit

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics