Origin of -fy
Examples from the Web for fy
These trends have continued into the first two months of the 2014 FY year.
But the data from the first two months of FY 2014 tell the same story.
For the first two months, revenues are $381.4 billion, up 10 percent from the first two months of FY 2013.
Meanwhile, spending, at $603 billion, is down nearly five percent from $633 billion in the first two months of FY 2013.
The most recent filing for FY 2009–10 puts his earnings at $490,000.Betty Ford Center's Messy Path After Former First Lady's Death|Lois Romano|November 9, 2011|DAILY BEAST
If it is in the guise of a male it says, in addition, “Fy mlentyn, fy mlentyn bach!”The Banshee|Elliot O'Donnell
This Administration has supported for FY 1981 the largest peacetime increase ever in military pay and allowances.
And a shootcase, so when Dor'fy brings her chile over to stay all night with our chilluns.Mary's Rainbow|Mary Edward Feehan
Fy, fy upon those who cry, "Up with the world and down with conscience and heaven!"
Fy upon us, who woo such a black-skinned harlot, when we may get such a fair, fair match in heaven!
suffix forming verbs
Word Origin for -fy
word-forming element meaning "to make into," from French -fier, from Latin -ficare, from unstressed form of facere "to make, do" (see factitious).