trouvère

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French trouvère.

Noun[edit]

trouvère (plural trouvères)

  1. A medieval lyric poet using the Northern langue d’oïl (precursor dialects of modern French), as opposed to their older, southern example, the original troubadours, who used langue d’oc (Occitan)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French trouvère.

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Noun[edit]

trouvère m (plural trouvères, diminutive trouvèretje n)

  1. A trouvère

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French trouvere, from Old French troveor, from trover (to find) + -eor (agent noun suffix). Cognate with Old Provençal (and Modern Occitan and Catalan) trobador, from the verb trobar (to find).

Noun[edit]

trouvère m (plural trouvères)

  1. A trouvère, medieval lyric poet using the Northern langue d'oïl (precursor dialects of modern French), as opposed to their older, southern example, the original troubadours, who used langue d'oc (Occitan)

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