See also: foiré

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fwaʁ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French foire from a Vulgar Latin *fēria from the classical Latin noun fēriae.

NounEdit

foire f (plural foires)

  1. a fair, an exposition
  2. a marketplace selling artisan goods

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin foria.

NounEdit

foire f (plural foires)

  1. (vulgar) diarrhoea
  2. (figuratively, slang) fuckup, mess

VerbEdit

foire

  1. first-person singular present indicative of foirer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of foirer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of foirer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of foirer
  5. second-person singular imperative of foirer

Further readingEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin *fēria, from the classical Latin plural noun fēriae.

NounEdit

foire f (oblique plural foires, nominative singular foire, nominative plural foires)

  1. celebration

DescendantsEdit

  • French: foire
  • Middle English: feyre

ReferencesEdit

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (foire, supplement)