ambassadeur

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ambassadeur, from Middle French ambassadeur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑm.bɑ.saːˈdøːr/
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  • Hyphenation: am‧bas‧sa‧deur
  • Rhymes: -øːr

Noun[edit]

ambassadeur m (plural ambassadeuren or ambassadeurs, diminutive ambassadeurtje n)

  1. ambassador

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French ambassadeur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambassadeur m (plural ambassadeurs, feminine ambassadrice)

  1. ambassador

Usage notes[edit]

Formally, a female ambassador in her own right is "Madame l'Ambassadeur", while the ambassador's wife is "Madame l'Ambassadrice".

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French ambassadeur.

Noun[edit]

ambassadeur m (plural ambassadeurs)

  1. ambassador

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First known attestation circa 1190. Borrowed from Old Italian ambassatore, from ambasciata, from Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌱𐌰𐌷𐍄𐌹 (andbahti)[1].

Noun[edit]

ambassadeur m (oblique plural ambassadeurs, nominative singular ambassadeurs, nominative plural ambassadeur)

  1. ambassador

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ von Wartburg, Walther (1928-2002), “andbahti”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 151, page 19