blessure

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

blessure

  1. (obsolete) injury
    • The Golden Legend
      Then sent the emperor for S. Silvester and asked counsel of him of this matter. S. Silvester answered that by the might of God he promised to make him cease of his hurt and blessure of this people.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French blessure.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blɛˈsyːrə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

blessure f (plural blessuren or blessures, diminutive blessuretje n or blessuurtje n)

  1. injury (in particular, from practising a sport), sports injury

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in Old French as blesseüre, corresponding to blesser +‎ -ure.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blessure f (plural blessures)

  1. wound
    Synonym: plaie

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