Template:R:Godefroy

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Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881)


The following documentation is located at Template:R:Godefroy/documentation. [edit]
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Usage[edit]

This template is used to show that the Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XIVe siècle. has been used as a reference. It provides a link to w:Frédéric Godefroy and to an online version of the dictionary. It is mainly used in Old French entries, but can be used for other languages, such as to support the etymology of a Modern French or Modern English word. It takes two optional parameters:

  • 1: the entry to which the template links. Default is {{PAGENAME}}
  • supplement: when supplement=[any character] is used, the template links to the Godefroy supplement (French complément instead of to the main dictionary.

Usage guidelines[edit]

The dictionary is written in French, and omits definitions where the Old and Modern French words are the same or very similar. For example, it does not list aigle to mean eagle, as the reader is expected to assume that the Old French is the same as the Modern French.

The dictionary includes citations up to at least 1600, despite in its title says " [] and all its dialects from the 9th to the 14th Century."