Poitiers

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Directly borrowed from French Poitiers, Middle French Poictiers, from Old French Peitiers, from Latin Pictāva, Pictāvium, Pictāvis, after the Pictones, the Gaulish tribe inhabiting the region.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpwɑːtɪ.eɪ/, /ˈpwʌtɪ.eɪ/, enPR: pwäʹtē-ā, pwŭtʹē-ā
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpwɑti.eɪ/, /ˌpwɑtiˈeɪ/, enPR: pwäʹtē-ā, pwä'tē-āʹ
  • Rhymes: -eɪ
  • Hyphenation: Poi‧ti‧eh

Proper noun[edit]

Poitiers

  1. A city, the capital of the Vienne department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, France.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Poitier +‎ -s

Proper noun[edit]

Poitiers

  1. plural of Poitier

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Middle French Poictiers, from Old French Peitiers, from Latin Pictāva, Pictāvium, Pictāvis, after the Pictones, the Gaulish tribe inhabiting the region.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pwa.tje/
  • Rhymes: -e
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Poi‧tiers

Proper noun[edit]

Poitiers m

  1. Poitiers (a city, the capital of the Vienne department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France)

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: Poitiers