Fils meaning

fēs
Used to distinguish a son from his father when they have the same given name.
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A unit of currency equal to11000 of the dinar in several countries of the Middle East.
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A unit of currency equal to1100 of the dirham in the United Arab Emirates.
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Any of the monetary units of:
  • Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, and Kuwait, equal to11000 of a dinar.
  • The United Arab Emirates, equal to1100 of a dirham.
  • Yemen, equal to1100 of a rial.
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A son or a youth.

Alexandre Dumas fils.

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Used after a proper name that is common to a father and his son to indicate that the son is being referred to rather than the father.
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(rare) The son referred to in the manner of the adjective above.
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Origin of fils

  • Arabic fals, fils from Latin follis bellows, windbag, purse, piece of money bhel-2 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • French from Latin fīlius son dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French fils (“son”).
    From Wiktionary