aide

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See also: aidé, Äide, and ai dè

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French aide ("aid; assistant", as in aide-de-camp (field assistant)). More at aid.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aide (plural aides)

  1. An assistant.
  2. (military) An officer who acts as assistant to a more senior one; an aide-de-camp.

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Abinomn[edit]

Noun[edit]

aide

  1. father

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

aide

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of aidar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of aidar

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛd/
    • (file)
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): /aɛd/
  • Rhymes: -ɛd

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French ayde, from Old French aide, aie, from aidier (modern Old French aider (to help)). The medial -d- would've been regularly lost, but was reinserted on the basis of the verb.

Noun[edit]

aide f (plural aides)

  1. help, support
    à l'aide d'un ordinateur
    with the help of a computer
    Votre protection est sa seule aide.
    Your protection is her sole support.
    Il faut une aide financière pour les victimes.
    There must be financial aid for the victims.
    Synonym: secours m
  2. (sports) assist
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

aide m or f (plural aides)

  1. aide (person)

Etymology 2[edit]

From aider, with the third-person singular form corresponding to Latin adiūtat.

Verb[edit]

aide

  1. first-person singular present indicative of aider
  2. third-person singular present indicative of aider
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of aider
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of aider
  5. second-person singular present imperative of aider

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French aide.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aide (uncountable)

  1. Help given; aid.
  2. A tax levied for defence.
  3. (rare) One who assists.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: aid
  • Scots: aid

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aidier. The regular form would have been aie, which is in fact attested; aide is a remodeling on the verb.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aide f (oblique plural aides, nominative singular aide, nominative plural aides)

  1. help; assistance; aid

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

aide f

  1. genitive singular of ad