alors

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French a +‎ lors. Compare Italian allora, Spanish alora, Occitan alara and Catalan aleshores.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.lɔʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔʁ

Adverb[edit]

alors

  1. then (at that time)
  2. so, hence (as a consequence)

Interjection[edit]

alors

  1. (acknowledgement of previous statement) so, well, well then
    Alors on reste ici ce soir.Well then, let's stay here tonight.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: alor

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