êpèrvi

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French esprevier, esprever (compare French épervier), from Old Dutch *sparwari (sparrow-hawk, literally sparrow-eagle), from Proto-Germanic *sparwaraz (sparrow-hawk) (from Proto-Indo-European *sper(w)-, *sper(g)- (sparrow, bird)) + Proto-Germanic *arô (eagle) (from Proto-Indo-European *er- (eagle, bird)).

Noun[edit]

êpèrvi m (plural êpèrvièrs)

  1. (Jersey) sparrow hawk

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