chanson

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French chanson (song).

Noun[edit]

chanson (plural chansons)

  1. Any song with French words, but more specifically classic, lyric-driven French songs.
  2. (obsolete) A religious song.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chançon, from Latin cantiō, cantiōnem (song, singing), from cantus (sung), perfect passive participle of canō, canere (sing), from Proto-Indo-European *kan- (to sing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɑ̃.sɔ̃/
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  • Homophone: chansons
  • Hyphenation: chan‧son

Noun[edit]

chanson f (plural chansons)

  1. song

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French. Replaced the native word cânchon, also from Latin cantiō.

Noun[edit]

chanson f (plural chansons)

  1. song

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

chanson f (plural chansons)

  1. song

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French chanson.

Noun[edit]

chanson c

  1. chanson, hymn

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