anglais

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See also: Anglais

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Angle +‎ -ais (-ese)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.ɡlɛ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

anglais m (uncountable)

  1. English language
    Il parle anglaisHe speaks English

Adjective[edit]

anglais (feminine singular anglaise, masculine plural anglais, feminine plural anglaises)

  1. English
    Il est anglaisHe is English.
    Ceci n'est pas un avion anglais.This is not an English airplane
  2. (Louisiana) Anglo-American or Anglophone.
    Synonym: yankee

Usage notes[edit]

  • anglais is often used to refer to all British people

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish englas, anglas f (a weak, mixed beverage, milk diluted with water; whey).

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Noun[edit]

anglais f (genitive singular anglaise)

  1. milk and water
  2. (of person) milksop

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
anglais n-anglais hanglais not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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