CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a variant of Old Occitan pe, from Latin pēs, pedem, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds. Compare Esperanto piedo, French pied, Ido pedo, Interlingua pede, Italian piede, Latin pes, Latvian pēda, Lithuanian pėdės, Portuguese , Sardinian pei, Spanish pie.

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NounEdit

peu m (plural peus)

  1. (anatomy) foot

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French poi, from Latin paucus, from Proto-Italic *paukos, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *peh₂w- (few”, “little). Compare Catalan poc, Italian poco, Portuguese pouco, Spanish poco. Cognate with English few.

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AdverbEdit

peu

  1. little; not very much/many
    Il est peu intelligent.
    He is not very intelligent.
    (literally, “He is little intelligent.”)
    Pour obtenir de bons prix certains négociateurs emploieraient parfois des méthodes peu conventionnelles
    To get good prices, certain negotiators sometimes employ unconventional methods

NounEdit

peu m (uncountable)

  1. few
    peu de gens sont d’accordfew people agree
  2. little
    un peua little
    Je te donne le peu d’argent que j’ai
    I’ll give you the little money I have
    Je n’aime pas beaucoup ce café mais j’en ai bu un peu
    I don’t like this coffee very much but I drank some of it

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WalloonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French peor, from Latin pavor, pavōrem (fear, fright).

NounEdit

peu f (plural peus)

  1. fear

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