bâtiment

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bastiment, from Old French bastiment (act of building, fortification), from bastir (to build, make; to sew), from Medieval Latin bastiō (to build, construct; to weave, sew), borrowed from Frankish *bastijan (to sew, weave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.ti.mɑ̃/, /bɑ.ti.mɑ̃/
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Noun[edit]

bâtiment m (plural bâtiments)

  1. building, edifice
  2. (nautical) ship or boat
  3. (nautical, military) warship

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