François

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See also: Francois and françois

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French François, from Medieval Latin Franciscus, from Francia +‎ -iscus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɹænswɑ/, /ˈfrɒ̃swɑː/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

François

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Francis.
  2. A patronymic surname.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin Franciscus, from Francia +‎ -iscus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

François m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Francis.
  2. A patronymic surname.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: Francois
  • English: Francois, François
  • Japanese: フランソワ (Furansowa)

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French François

Adjective[edit]

François m (feminine singular Françoise, masculine plural François, feminine plural Françoises)

  1. French (of, relating to or from France)

Noun[edit]

François m (plural François, feminine singular Françoise, feminine plural Françoises)

  1. Frenchman
  2. (in the singular) French language

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin *Francencis, from Late Latin Francus + the nationality suffix -ensis (belonging to).

Noun[edit]

François m (feminine Françoise)

  1. Frenchman
    • circa 1200, Philippe de Nanteuil (from 'Anthologie de la poésie lyrique des XIIe et XIIIe siècles'), En chantant veil mon duel faire, →ISBN, page 188:
      (please add the primary text of this quote)
      Ha! Count of Bar, such a suffering
      Will the French inherit from you.

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