tuyau

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French tuyau, from Old French tuel, tuial, tudel (tube, pipe), from Frankish *thūta (pipe), from Proto-Germanic *þeutǭ (pipe, channel, flow), from Proto-Germanic *þeutaną (to howl, roar, resound), from Proto-Indo-European *tu-, *tutu- (bird-cry, shriek). Cognate with Old Saxon theuta (pipe, water-channel), Old High German watardioza (water-opening, spout, nozzle), Old English þēote (pipe, channel), Dutch tuit (spout, nozzle), Icelandic þjótandi (the name of an artery), Icelandic þjóta (to rush, whistle).

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Noun[edit]

tuyau m (plural tuyaux)

  1. pipe
  2. tube
  3. insider tip

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tuyau, tueil, tudel (tube, pipe), of Germanic origins.

Noun[edit]

tuyau m (plural tuyaus)

  1. pipe