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EtymologyEdit

From Old French soif, from Early Old French seif, seit, from Latin sitis, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰgʷʰítis (perishing, destruction, decrease). The -f seems to have been a way to distinguish this word from other words that came to be pronounced as IPA(key): /swa/, such as soit.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /swaf/
  • (file)

NounEdit

soif f (plural soifs)

  1. thirst

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit
  • Esperanto: soifi, soifo

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sitis.

NounEdit

soif m or f

  1. thirst

DescendantsEdit