"Ele sunt fie rele fie bune."

Translation:They are either bad or, good.

January 16, 2017

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I understand that here it has the force of a preposition (like "aut... aut..." from Latin), but is 'fie' here originally coming from "a fi"? as in a remnant present subjunctive, like "be they good or be they bad"? Just like our english word "maybe" comes from "it may be..." etc?

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