âge

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See also: age, Age, Agë, Åge, -age, and âgé

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle French âge, from Old French aage, eage, edage, from Vulgar Latin *aetāticum, derived from Latin aetātem.

The transition from to aage was done by the addition of the suffix -age, apparently because the first form was too short; + -age. We find the edage form at the beginning of the 12th century which supports the thesis of such an evolution.

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âge m (plural âges)

  1. age

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