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Middle French[edit]


aage m (plural aages)

  1. Alternative form of eage

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From earlier edage, from Vulgar Latin *aetaticum, from Latin aevitās (age), from aevus (time, lifetime), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyu- (lifetime). Cognate with Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐍅𐍃 (aiws, time, eternity), Old High German ēwī (eternity), Old English ǣ (life), ā (always).


aage m (oblique plural aages, nominative singular aages, nominative plural aage)

  1. age
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      Onques nus hon de son aage
      Ne fu de greignor vasselage.
      Never us, men of their age
      We did not deal with the biggest vassalage.