chaise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chaise. Doublet of cathedra and chair.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃeɪz/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪz

Noun[edit]

chaise (plural chaises)

  1. An open, horse-drawn carriage for one or two people, usually with one horse and two wheels.
  2. A chaise longue.
  3. A post chaise.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally, simply a variant of chaire. From Middle French chaire, inherited from Latin cathedra (seat), a borrowing from Ancient Greek καθέδρα (kathédra). Doublet of chaire and cathèdre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chaise f (plural chaises)

  1. chair, seat

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Alemannic German: Scheese
  • English: chaise
    • English: shay (archaic)
  • Louisiana Creole French: lashèz, lashèj, shèj, shèz

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Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

chaise

  1. Lenited form of caise.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

chaise

  1. Lenited form of cas.

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
caise chaise
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.