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fou

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See also fōu, fóu, fǒu, and fòu

English

Adjective

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Positive
fou

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Drunk.

French

Pronunciation

Adjective

Singular Plural
Masculine fou
IPA: /fu/
fous
IPA: /fu/
Feminine folle
IPA: /fɔl/
folles
IPA: /fɔl/

fou m, (m fol (used before a vowel), f folle, m plural fous, f plural folles)

  1. mad, crazy

Noun

Singular Plural
Male fou
IPA: /fu/
fous
IPA: /fu/
Female folle
IPA: /fɔl/
folles
IPA: /fɔl/

fou m (plural fous)

  1. madman
  2. jester
  3. (chess) bishop

Related terms


Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

fou

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, fōu, fóu, fǒu, or fòu.

Usage notes

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


Samoan

Etymology

Common Malayo-Polynesian, compare Indonesian baru

Adjective

fou

  1. new

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