françois

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

France +‎ -ois, corresponding to Medieval Latin franciscus, from Francus ‘Frank (tribe name).

Adjective[edit]

françois (feminine françoise)

  1. French

Noun[edit]

françois m (nominative singular françois)

  1. the (Old) French language
    • circa 1250, Rutebeuf, Ci commence le miracle de Théophile:
      S'en sui plus dolenz, Salatin,
      Quar en françois ne en latin
      Ne finai onques de proier
      I am very sad about it, Satan
      For neither in French nor in Latin
      Have I stopped praying for you

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