branche

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See also: Branche and branché

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French branche (branch (of a tree)), from Late Latin branca (footprint, paw), possibly from Gaulish *vranca, from Proto-Indo-European *wrónkeh₂, cognate with Danish vrå (corner) and Russian рука́ (ruká, arm, hand).

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Noun[edit]

branche c (singular definite branchen, plural indefinite brancher)

  1. branch (of industry)

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʁɑ̃ʃ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French branche, from Late Latin branca, possibly of Gaulish origin.

Noun[edit]

branche f (plural branches)

  1. branch (of tree)
  2. branch (of an organization)
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Descendants[edit]
  • Danish: branche
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

branche

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

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

branche f

  1. plural of branca

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin branca. More at English branch

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

branche f (oblique plural branches, nominative singular branche, nominative plural branches)

  1. branch (appendage of a tree)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (branche, supplement)