alêne

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See also: alene and ålene

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French alesne, from Vulgar Latin *alisna, Borrowing from Frankish *alisna (compare Dutch els, Middle Dutch elsene), from Proto-Germanic *alisnō, *alusnō; cf. *ēlō, whence English awl. Compare also Occitan alzena, Catalan alena, Spanish lezna, Italian lesina.

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Noun[edit]

alêne f (plural alênes)

  1. awl

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Noun[edit]

alêne f (plural alênes)

  1. (Jersey) awl