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

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pois

AdverbEdit

pois

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

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

CompoundsEdit

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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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