autour

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o.tuʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uʁ

Etymology 1[edit]

From au + tour, replacing Old French entor (compare alentour).

Adverb[edit]

autour

  1. around

Preposition[edit]

autour

  1. (usually with de) around, about

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French (h)ostur, from Late Latin auceptor, from accipiter.

Noun[edit]

autour m (plural autours)

  1. goshawk

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

autour

  1. Alternative form of auctour

Middle French[edit]

Preposition[edit]

autour

  1. around (surrounding)

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

autour

  1. (Guernsey) around

Derived terms[edit]