écrivain

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See also: êcrivain

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French escrivain, from Vulgar Latin *scrībānem, accusative of *scrība, from Latin scrība, with altered declension. Compare Occitan escrivan, Catalan escrivà, Italian scrivano, Spanish escribano. Doublet of scribe, a borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.kʁi.vɛ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

écrivain m (plural écrivains, feminine écrivaine)

  1. (male) writer

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