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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

pois

  1. plural of poi

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BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pax.

NounEdit

pois f (plural pois)

  1. peace

FinnishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pois

EtymologyEdit

From lative singular poikki- +‎ -s.

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. (of movement) away, off
    Hän meni pois.S/he went away. (cf. poissa)
  2. (of clothes) off
  3. (mathematics) minus, take away
    Synonym: miinus
    Kuudesta pois neljä on kaksi. / Kuusi pois neljä on kaksi.
    Six take away four is two.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pois m (plural pois)

  1. pea

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InterlinguaEdit

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. afterwards

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French pois.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /puˈa/, /ˈpwa/[1]

NounEdit

pois m (invariable)

  1. polka dot

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ pois in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Old FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. then (indicating chronological order)
  2. since
DescendantsEdit
  • French: puis

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.

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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 OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pos, from Latin post, or from Vulgar Latin *postius, from Latin postea.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

pois

  1. then

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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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 quotations of use of this term, see Citations:pois.

ConjunctionEdit

pois

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

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:pois.

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