Amiens

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old French Amiens

Proper noun[edit]

Amiens

  1. A large city which is the capital of The Somme, France.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French Amiens

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Amiens

  1. Amiens (city)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French Amiens

Proper noun[edit]

Amiens

  1. Amiens (city)
    • 1360s, Jean Froissart, Chroniques de J. Froissart, 1870 ed., Paris: Jules Renoir, book I, p. 96
      Depuis se jeua, esbati et demora li rois d'Engleterre avoecques le roy de France en le cité d'Amiens.

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Roman praenomen Ambianum, from Latin Ambiani (Celtic tribe in northern Gaul), possibly from Gaulish ambe (river), from Proto-Celtic *abū[1], from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep- (water).

Proper noun[edit]

Amiens

  1. Amiens (city)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Amiens f

  1. Amiens (a city and commune, the department capital of Somme, Picardy, France)