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3 letters words from 'pie'

PIE 5 

2 letters words from 'pie'

PE 4PI 4

All 3 letters words made out of pie

pie ipe pei epi iep eip

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Definitions and meaning of pie

pie

Pronunciation

  • (US, UK) enPR: , IPA(key): /paɪ/
  • Homophones: pi, π
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

Etymology 1

From Middle English pye, pie, probably from Latin pīca (magpie, jay) (from the idea of the many ingredients put into pies likened to the tendency of magpies to bring a variety of objects back to their nests).

Noun

pie (countable and uncountable, plural pies)

  1. A type of pastry that consists of an outer crust and a filling.
  2. Any of various other, non-pastry dishes that maintain the general concept of a shell with a filling.
  3. (Northeastern US) A pizza.
  4. (figurative) The whole of a wealth or resource, to be divided in parts.
  5. (letterpress typography) A disorderly mess of spilt type.
  6. (cricket) An especially badly bowled ball.
  7. A pie chart.
  8. (slang) The vulva.
Derived terms
Translations
See also
  • pastie
  • pasty

Verb

pie (third-person singular simple present pies, present participle pieing, simple past and past participle pied)

  1. (transitive) To hit in the face with a pie, either for comic effect or as a means of protest (see also pieing).
  2. (transitive) To go around (a corner) in a guarded manner.
  3. (transitive) (of printing types) To reduce to confusion; to jumble.
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English pye, from Old French pie, from Latin pīca, feminine of pīcus (woodpecker), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk- (woodpecker; magpie). Cognate with speight.

Noun

pie (plural pies)

  1. (obsolete) Magpie.
Derived terms
  • piebald

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Hindi पाई (pāī, quarter), from Sanskrit पादिका (pādikā).

Noun

pie (plural pie or pies)

  1. (historical) The smallest unit of currency in South Asia, equivalent to 1192 of a rupee or 112 of an anna.
Translations

Anagrams

  • EIP, EPI, Epi, IEP, P.E.I., PEI, Pei, epi, epi-, ipe, ipé

Asturian

Etymology

From Latin pes, pedem.

Noun

pie m (plural pies)

  1. foot

Related terms

  • peón

Esperanto

Adverb

pie

  1. piously

French

Etymology

From Old French pie, from Latin pica, feminine of picus (woodpecker).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pi/

Noun

pie f (plural pies)

  1. magpie

Derived terms

  • fromage à la pie

Further reading

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

Anagrams

  • épi, I.-P.-E., IPE, ipé

Italian

Adjective

pie f pl

  1. Feminine plural of adjective pio.

Anagrams

  • pei

Latin

Etymology 1

Adverb

piē (comparative pius, superlative pissimē)

  1. piously, devoutly
  2. dutifully, loyally

Etymology 2

Adjective

pie

  1. vocative masculine singular of pius

References

  • pie in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pie in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pie in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[3], London: Macmillan and Co.

Latvian

Preposition

pie (with genitive)

  1. at
  2. on
  3. to

Mandarin

Romanization

pie

  1. Nonstandard spelling of piē.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of piě.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of piè.

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.

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Medieval Latin pīca.

Noun

pie

  1. Alternative form of pye (pie)

Etymology 2

From Old French pie.

Noun

pie

  1. Alternative form of pye (magpie)

Norman

Etymology

From Old French pie, from Latin pica, feminine of picus (woodpecker).

Pronunciation

Noun

pie f (plural pies)

  1. (Jersey) female magpie

Synonyms

  • mèrgot

Coordinate terms

  • (sex): piêté

Old French

Etymology

From Latin pīca.

Noun

pie f (oblique plural pies, nominative singular pie, nominative plural pies)

  1. magpie

Descendants

  • English: pie
  • French: pie
  • Norman: pie (Jersey)

Portuguese

Verb

pie

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of piar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of piar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of piar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of piar

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pje/

Etymology 1

From Latin pēs, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

Noun

pie m (plural pies)

  1. foot (of a person)
    Synonym: pata (of an animal)
  2. (poetry) foot
Alternative forms
  • pié (obsolete)
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

Verb

pie

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of piar.
Alternative forms
  • píe

Etymology 3

Borrowed from English pie.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /paɪ/

Noun

pie m (plural pies)

  1. (Central America, South America) pie
Usage notes

Spanish-speaking Central and South Americans use the English loanword pie to refer to certain kinds of pies but not all kinds of pies. Some types of pies are referred to as tarta. It very much depends on the region for which term to use. Tarta is much more frequent, however.

Alternative forms
  • pay (Mexico)
Derived terms
  • pie de parchita (passionfruit cheesecake) (especially in Venezuela)
  • pie de limón (lemon pie) (Central and South America)

Further reading

  • “pie” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to jumble or disorder printing type.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)