étranger

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French estranger, from Old French estrangier, from estrange + -ier, equivalent to modern French étrange +‎ -er. Cf. also Vulgar Latin *extraneārius, Italian straniero, Portuguese estrangeiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.tʁɑ̃.ʒe/
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Adjective[edit]

étranger (feminine étrangère, masculine plural étrangers, feminine plural étrangères)

  1. foreign
  2. unacquainted
    Je ne suis pas étranger aux crises d'angoisse.I'm not immune to anxiety attacks.
    Je ne suis pas étranger à cette discipline.I'm well acquainted with that subject.

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Noun[edit]

étranger m (plural étrangers, feminine étrangère)

  1. foreigner
  2. stranger
    Synonym: inconnu
  3. foreign place

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Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: wtranżolić

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