- IPA: /vəˈliːz/
French, akin to Medieval Latin valisia.
Though valise sounds similar to the Italian valigia, these words are not likely to be kin to one another. For explanation see http://nq.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/issue_pdf/frontmatter_pdf/s9-X/247.pdf
valise (plural valises)
- A piece of hand luggage such as a suitcase or travelling bag.
valise f (plural valises)