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3 letters words from 'fou'

FOU 6UFO 6

2 letters words from 'fou'

FU 5OF 5
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All 3 letters words made out of fou

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Definitions and meaning of fou

fou

Etymology

From Scots fou. Compare full, a doublet.

Adjective

fou (comparative more fou, superlative most fou)

  1. (Scotland) Drunk.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:drunk

Anagrams

  • UFO, ufo

Catalan

Verb

fou

  1. third-person singular preterite indicative form of ser

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fu/
  • Homophones: fous, fout, foux

Etymology 1

From Middle French fol, from Old French fol, from Latin follis, follem. Cognate with English fool.

Adjective

fou (masculine singular before vowel fol, feminine singular folle, masculine plural fous, feminine plural folles)

  1. mad, crazy

Derived terms

Noun

fou m (plural fous, feminine folle)

  1. madman
  2. (court entertainer) jester

Related terms

  • folie
  • folle

Descendants

  • Mauritian Creole: fol

Etymology 2

From Spanish alfil, from Arabic الفيل(al-fīl, elephant; bishop (chess piece)), influenced by Etymology 1.

Noun

fou m (plural fous)

  1. (chess) bishop
  2. booby (bird)

See also

Further reading

  • “fou” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • ouf

Luxembourgish

Verb

fou

  1. second-person singular imperative of fouen

Mandarin

Romanization

fou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of fōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of fóu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of fǒu.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Mauritian Creole

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fu/

Etymology

From French fou

Noun

fou (feminine fol)

  1. (masculine) mad, crazy person

Adjective

fou (feminine fol)

  1. (masculine) mad, crazy, insane
    Synonym: pagla

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • (Early ME) foaȝe, vaȝe, foȝ, foh, fau
  • fow, fowe, fogh, vouh, fawe, fay

Etymology

From Old English fāg, alternative form of fāh, from Proto-Germanic *faihaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɔu̯/, /fɔu̯x/
  • Rhymes: -ɔu̯

Adjective

fou

  1. multicoloured, stippled

Descendants

  • Scots: faw

References

  • “fou, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Noun

fou (plural fous)

  1. A kind of multicoloured fur.

References

  • “fou, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Norman

Alternative forms

  • four (Guernsey)

Etymology

From Old French forn, from Latin furnus.

Noun

fou m (plural fous)

  1. (Jersey) oven

Old French

Alternative forms

  • fau

Etymology

From Latin fagus.

Noun

fou m (oblique plural fous, nominative singular fous, nominative plural fou)

  1. beech (tree)

Descendants

  • French: fouet

Samoan

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)baqəʀu, from Proto-Austronesian *(ma-)baqəʀuh.

Adjective

fou

  1. new (recently made or created)

Scots

Etymology 1

From Old English full, from Proto-West Germanic *full, from Proto-Germanic *fullaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós.

Adjective

fou (comparative mair fou, superlative maist fou)

  1. full
  2. well-fed, full of food or drink, sated, replete
  3. drunk, intoxicated

Adverb

fou (comparative mair fou, superlative maist fou)

  1. fully, very, quite, rather, too

Etymology 2

Noun

fou

  1. saxifrage

Etymology 3

Noun

fou (plural fous)

  1. bushel

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) drunk.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)