yogourt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French yogourt, yoghourt, from Turkish yoğurt.

Noun[edit]

yogourt (plural yogourts)

  1. (Canada) Alternative spelling of yogurt.

Usage notes[edit]

Yogourt is bilingual in Canada (English and French). It is a common spelling on Canadian product labels, which are legally required to include both languages. However, yogurt is by far the most common Canadian spelling in other contexts (Clark, 2009).

References[edit]

  • “yogourt” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Joe Clark (2008), Organizing Our Marvellous Neighbours, version 1.1 (2009), p 17.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish yoğurt. Compare French yoghourt, yaourt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yogourt m (plural yogourts)

  1. (Canada) yoghurtAlternative spelling of yaourt.

Usage notes[edit]

Yogourt is bilingual in Canada (French and English). It is used in most Canadian product labels, which are legally required to include both languages.

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