anglais

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See also: Anglais

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Angle +‎ -ais (-ese).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (France) IPA(key): /ɑ̃.ɡlɛ/
    (Aquitaine, Normandy) IPA(key): /ɑ̃.ɡle/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ã.ɡlɛ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes:

Noun[edit]

anglais m (uncountable)

  1. English language
    Il parle anglais.He speaks English.

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. English
    Il est anglais.He 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]

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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. milksop (of person)

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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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 65

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