baleine

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See also: baleiné

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, borrowed from Latin bālaena, from Ancient Greek φάλαινα ‎(phálaina).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.lɛn/
    • (France, une baleine) IPA: [yn baˈlɛn]
  • (Eastern Quebec) IPA(key): [baˈlɛn]
  • (Western Quebec) IPA(key): [baˈlẽɪ̯̃n], [baˈlæ̃ɪ̯̃n], [baˈlãɪ̯̃n]
    • (Estrie, Quebec) IPA: [baˈlæ̃ɪ̯̃nə̆]
  • Rhymes: -ɛn
  • Homophones: baleinent, baleines

Noun[edit]

baleine f ‎(plural baleines)

  1. whale (mammal)
  2. whalebone

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

baleine

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

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin bālaena, from Ancient Greek φάλαινα ‎(phálaina)

Noun[edit]

baleine f ‎(oblique plural baleines, nominative singular baleine, nominative plural baleines)

  1. whale (mammal)

Descendants[edit]