toujours

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French tousjours, from Old French toz jorz, tuzjurz (without ceasing, literally all days), equivalent to tous +‎ jours (compare Dutch altijd (always), Danish altid (always)). Replaced Old French sempres (always), from Latin semper.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

toujours

  1. always
  2. still

Usage notes[edit]

  • The "s" at the end of "toujours" will not trigger liaison, that means "toujours ici" will be pronounced as [tu.ʒu.ʁ‿i.si].

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