jauge

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French jauge (gauging rod), from Frankish *galga (measuring rod, pole), from Proto-Germanic *galgô (pole, stake, cross), from Proto-Indo-European *g'hAlgh-, *g'hAlg- (perch, long switch). Cognate with Old High German galgo, Old Frisian galga, Old English ġealga (cross-beam, gallows), Old Norse galgi (cross-beam, gallows), Old Norse gelgja (pole, perch). More at gauge.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jauge f (plural jauges)

  1. a gauge

Verb[edit]

jauge

  1. first-person singular present indicative of jauger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of jauger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of jauger
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of jauger
  5. second-person singular imperative of jauger

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

jauge f (oblique plural jauges, nominative singular jauge, nominative plural jauges)

  1. gauging rod (rod used to measure the depth of a liquid)