See also: VIE, Vie, vi'e, вие, and Вие

Translingual Edit

Symbol Edit

vie

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Vietnamese.

English Edit

Etymology Edit

Aphetic form of envy.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /vaɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
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Verb Edit

vie (third-person singular simple present vies, present participle vying or vieing, simple past and past participle vied)

  1. (intransitive) To fight for superiority; to contend; to compete eagerly so as to gain something.
    Her suitors were all vying for her attention.
  2. (transitive, archaic) To rival (something), etc.
    • c. 1606–1607, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Anthonie and Cleopatra”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies [] (First Folio), London: [] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals, and the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals):
      But, if there be, or ever were, one such, / It's past the size of dreaming: nature wants stuff / To vie strange forms with fancy; yet, to imagine / An Antony, were nature's piece 'gainst fancy, / Condemning shadows quite.
  3. (transitive) To do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to put in competition; to bandy.
  4. To stake; to wager.
  5. To stake a sum of money upon a hand of cards, as in the old game of gleek. See revie.

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Noun Edit

vie (plural vies)

  1. (obsolete) A contest.

Anagrams Edit

Bourguignon Edit

Etymology Edit

From Latin vita.

Noun Edit

vie f (plural vies)

  1. life

Danish Edit

Etymology Edit

From Old Norse vígja, from Proto-Germanic *wīhijaną.

Verb Edit

vie (imperative vi, present tense vier, simple past viede, past participle viet)

  1. dedicate something to someone or towards a cause
  2. wed two persons into marriage

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Finnish Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋie̯/, [ˈʋie̞̯]
  • Rhymes: -ie
  • Syllabification(key): vie

Verb Edit

vie

  1. third-person singular present indicative of viedä

Etymology 2 Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋie̯ˣ/, [ˈʋie̞̯(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ie
  • Syllabification(key): vie

Verb Edit

vie

  1. inflection of viedä:
    1. present active indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular present imperative
    3. second-person singular present active imperative connegative

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French Edit

Pronunciation Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

Inherited from Old French vie, from older Old French viḍe, from Vulgar Latin vītam, from Latin vīta, from Proto-Italic *gʷītā.

Noun Edit

vie f (countable and uncountable, plural vies)

  1. life, the state of organisms (organic beings) prior to death
  2. life, period in which one is alive, between birth and death
  3. biography, life
  4. life, lifeforms
    L’apparition de la vie sur Terre
    The appearance of life on Earth
  5. cost of living
    La vie a drôlement augmenté depuis quelque temps : il ne me reste plus grand-chose quand j’ai payé tous les impôts.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Derived terms Edit
Descendants Edit
  • Antillean Creole: vi
  • Guianese Creole: lavi
  • Haitian Creole: lavi
  • Louisiana Creole: vi
  • Seychellois Creole: lavi

Etymology 2 Edit

Ultimately from Latin via. Compare voie.

Noun Edit

vie f (plural vies)

  1. (Switzerland, Jura) way, path (road, railway, etc)
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Further reading Edit

Italian Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvi.e/
  • Rhymes: -ie
  • Hyphenation: vì‧e

Noun Edit

vie f

  1. plural of via

Anagrams Edit

Latin Edit

Verb Edit

viē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of vieō

Manx Edit

Adjective Edit

vie

  1. Lenited form of mie.

Mutation Edit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mie vie unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References Edit

  • Mark Abley, Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages (2003)

Norwegian Bokmål Edit

Etymology Edit

From Old Norse vígja, from Proto-Germanic *wīhijaną.

Verb Edit

vie (imperative vi, present tense vier, simple past vigde or vidde or via or viet, past participle vigd or vidd or via or viet)

  1. dedicate something to someone or towards a cause
  2. wed two persons into marriage

Derived terms Edit

References Edit

Norwegian Nynorsk Edit

Verb Edit

vie (present tense vier, past tense vigde, supine vigd or vigt, past participle vigd, present participle viande, imperative vi)

  1. alternative form of via

Old French Edit

Etymology Edit

From Latin vīta.

Noun Edit

vie f (oblique plural vies, nominative singular vie, nominative plural vies)

  1. life

Descendants Edit

  • Middle French: vie
    • French: vie
      • Antillean Creole: vi
      • Guianese Creole: lavi
      • Haitian Creole: lavi
      • Louisiana Creole: vi
      • Seychellois Creole: lavi
    • Norman: vie (Guernésiais)
  • Walloon: veye, vèie

Picard Edit

Etymology Edit

From Latin vita.

Noun Edit

vie f (plural vies)

  1. life

Romanian Edit

Pronunciation Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

Inherited from Latin vīnea.

Noun Edit

vie f (plural vii)

  1. vineyard
  2. vine
    Synonym: viță
Declension Edit
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Etymology 2 Edit

Forms of the adjective viu.

Adjective Edit

vie

  1. nominative/accusative feminine singular of viu
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Etymology 3 Edit

Inherited from Latin vīvere, present active infinitive of vīvō, from Proto-Italic *gʷīwō, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷíh₃weti (to live, be alive).

Pronunciation Edit

Verb Edit

a vie (third-person singular present vie, past participle vis3rd conj.

  1. (rare, dated) to have life; to live, exist
  2. (of intangibles, such as emotions and beliefs) to endure
Conjugation Edit
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References Edit

MDA2 via *vie in DEX online—Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Slovak Edit

Verb Edit

vie

  1. third-person singular present of vedieť