See also: VIE, vi'e, вие, and Вие

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French envier.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vaɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
  • (file)

VerbEdit

vie (third-person singular simple present vies, present participle vying, 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.
    • 1608, William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra [1]
      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.
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  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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TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

vie (plural vies)

  1. (obsolete) A contest.

AnagramsEdit


BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vita.

NounEdit

vie f (plural vies)

  1. life

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

vie

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of viedä.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

vie

  1. Indicative present connegative form of viedä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of viedä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of viedä.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

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
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  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 termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Antillean Creole: vi
  • Guianese Creole: lavi
  • Haitian Creole: lavi
  • Louisiana Creole French: vi
  • Seychellois Creole: lavi

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately from Latin via. Compare voie.

NounEdit

vie f (plural vies)

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


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vie f

  1. plural of via

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

viē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of vieō

ManxEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vie

  1. Lenited form of mie.

MutationEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vígja

VerbEdit

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

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vīta.

NounEdit

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

  1. life

DescendantsEdit

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

PicardEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vita.

NounEdit

vie f (plural vies)

  1. life

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin vīnea.

NounEdit

vie f (plural vii)

  1. vineyard
  2. vine
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Etymology 2Edit

Forms of the adjective viu.

AdjectiveEdit

vie

  1. nominative feminine singular of viu
  2. accusative feminine singular of viu

SlovakEdit

VerbEdit

vie

  1. third-person singular present of vedieť