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Valid words made from Pois

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4 letters words from 'pois'

PISO 6POIS 6

3 letters words from 'pois'

IOS 3ISO 3
OPS 5PIS 5
POI 5POS 5
PSI 5SIP 5
SOP 5 

2 letters words from 'pois'

IO 2IS 2
OI 2OP 4
OS 2PI 4
PO 4SI 2
SO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of pois

pois opis pios ipos oips iops posi opsi psoi spoi ospi sopi piso ipso psio spio ispo sipo oisp iosp osip soip isop siop

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word pois. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in pois.

Definitions and meaning of pois

pois

Noun

pois

  1. plural of poi

Anagrams

  • IOPS, IOPs, IPOs, OPIs, PIOs, SIOP, psoi

Bourguignon

Etymology

From Latin pax.

Noun

pois f (plural pois)

  1. peace

Finnish

Alternative forms

  • poikse (dialectal)
  • poijes (dialectal)
  • poikkeen (dialectal)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpoi̯s/, [ˈpo̞i̯s̠]
  • Rhymes: -ois
  • Syllabification: pois

Etymology

From lative singular poikki- +‎ -s.

Adverb

pois

  1. (of movement) away, off
  2. (of clothes) off
  3. (mathematics) minus, take away
    Synonym: miinus

Inflection

Related terms

  • See the inflection table.
  • poikkinainen
  • poikittainen
  • poiketa

Compounds

  • poisjäänti
  • poiskuljetus
  • poislähtö
  • poispano
  • poispäin
  • poispääsy
  • poissulkea

Anagrams

  • sopi

French

Etymology

From Old French pois, from earlier peis from Latin pisum, from Ancient Greek πίσος / πίσον (písos / píson).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pwɑ/, /pwa/
  • Homophones: poids, poix

Noun

pois m (plural pois)

  1. pea

Derived terms

  • pois chiche

Further reading

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

Interlingua

Adverb

pois

  1. afterwards

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from French pois.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /puˈa/, /ˈpwa/

Noun

pois m (invariable)

  1. polka dot

References

Anagrams

  • posi, sopì, spio, spiò

Old French

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin *postius, from Latin postea, from postus.

Adverb

pois

  1. then (indicating chronological order)
  2. since
Descendants
  • French: puis

Etymology 2

From earlier peis, from Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum.

Alternative forms

  • peis

Noun

pois m (oblique plural pois, nominative singular pois, nominative plural pois)

  1. weight
Descendants
  • Middle French: poix
    • French: poids

Etymology 3

From Latin pīsum.

Alternative forms

  • peis

Noun

pois m (plural)

  1. peas (pulses)
Usage notes

The singular pois may not be attested; attestations of "un pois" all seem to refer to other definitions of pois.

Descendants
  • French: pois
  • Norman: peis

Etymology 4

See poi

Adverb

pois

  1. Alternative form of poi (little, not much)

Old Occitan

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *pos, from Latin post, or from Vulgar Latin *postius, from Latin postea.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔjs/

Adverb

pois

  1. then

Descendants

  • Old Catalan: puis, puixes
    • Catalan: puix
  • Occitan: puèi

Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • poys (obsolete)

Etymology

From Old Portuguese pois, from Vulgar Latin *pos, from Classical Latin post (after). Compare with French puis, Spanish pues, Italian poi, and Romanian apoi (from ad post).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /pojʃ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /pojs/
    • Homophone: pôs
  • Hyphenation: pois

Adverb

pois (not comparable)

  1. so; then (in that case)
  2. emphasises a yes-or-no answer or an order

Quotations

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Conjunction

pois

  1. because; for (by or for the cause that)

Quotations

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:pois.

Synonyms

  • porque

Derived terms

  • pois é
  • pois então
  • pois não?

Related terms

  • depois

Source: wiktionary.org
  • POI, a Hawaiian food.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)