ailleurs

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French ailleurs, from Old French aillors, aillurs (elsewhere), probably from Latin aliōrsum, or from a Vulgar Latin *aliore, from in *aliore loco. Possibly connected to Latin aliubī, from alibī. Compare with Occitan alhors, Portuguese alhures and Romanian aiurea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.jœʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -jœʁ
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): /aljɔr/, /aljœr/

Adverb[edit]

ailleurs

  1. elsewhere; somewhere else
    Si vous ne voulez pas que je sois ici, j'irai ailleurs.
    If you don't want me here, I'll go elsewhere.
    nulle part ailleursnowhere else
    partout ailleurseverywhere else
    Synonym: autre part

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French aillors.

Adverb[edit]

ailleurs

  1. elsewhere

Descendants[edit]

  • French: ailleurs