aune

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See also: Aune, auné, and aúne

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French. See alnage.

Noun[edit]

aune ‎(plural aunes)

  1. An old French cloth measure, varying around the country, but at Paris equivalent to 0.95 of an English ell.

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French aune, from Old French alne, from a Germanic language, probably Frankish *alina, from Proto-Germanic *alinō. Cognate with Old High German elina, Old English eln, Old Norse alin, ǫln, Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰(aleina), and Latin ulna. More at ell.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aune f ‎(plural aunes)

  1. (historical, unit of length) ell
  2. (by extension) measuring rod of one ell
  3. (figuratively) yardstick (standard to which other comparisons are judged)
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

aune

  1. first-person singular present indicative of auner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of auner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of auner
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of auner
  5. second-person singular imperative of auner

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

aune m ‎(plural aunes)

  1. Alternative spelling of aulne

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alnus.

Noun[edit]

aune m ‎(plural aunes)

  1. (Jersey) alder