See also: POIS, Pois, pôis, põis, and pȯis

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pois

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. (of movement) away:
    • Hän meni pois.

InflectionEdit

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French pois, from earlier peis from Latin pīsum, from Ancient Greek πίσον ‎(píson).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pois m ‎(plural pois)

  1. pea

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InterlinguaEdit

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. afterwards

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /puˈa*/, /pwa*/

NounEdit

pois m ‎(invariable)

  1. polka dot

AnagramsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *postius, from Latin postea, from postus.

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. then (indicating chronological order)
  2. since

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From earlier peis, from Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pois m ‎(oblique plural pois, nominative singular pois, nominative plural pois)

  1. weight

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin pīsum.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

pois m ‎(plural)

  1. peas (pulses)
Usage notesEdit

The singular pois may not be attested; attestations of "un pois" all seem to refer to other definitions of pois.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

See poi

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. Alternative form of poi ‎(little, not much)

Old ProvençalEdit

EtymologyEdit

Vulgar Latin *pos, from Latin post, postea.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. then

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese pois, from Vulgar Latin *pos, from Classical Latin post ‎(after). Compare with French puis and with Spanish pues.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

pois (not comparable)

  1. so; then (in that case)
    Podemos, pois, terminá-lo.
    So we can finish it.
  2. emphasises a yes-or-no answer or an order
    Pois vai!
    Go!
    Pois sim.
    Indeed.

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:pois.

ConjunctionEdit

pois

  1. because; for (by or for the cause that)
    Gostei do livro, pois ele foi interessante.
    I liked the book, because it was interesting.

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:pois.

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