gué

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French gué, from Old French gué (ford), from Old Frankish *wad (ford, crossing), from Proto-Germanic *wadą (ford, crossing), from Proto-Indo-European *wādʰ- (to go, pass, cross, wade). Also corresponds to Latin vadum. Compare Italian guado. Cognate with Middle Dutch wat (ford), Old High German wat, Old English wæd (ford, water, sea, ocean). More at wade.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gué m (plural gués)

  1. ford (crossing)

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

gué m (oblique plural guez, nominative singular guez, nominative plural gué)

  1. lookout (one who keeps watch)
  2. lookout (place; building; structure)

Descendants[edit]