chapitre

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French chapitre, from Late Latin capitulum (little head), diminutive of Latin caput (head) (whence French chief). It was likely a semi-learned term, as it did not undergo all the normal sound changes from Latin[1].

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chapitre m (plural chapitres)

  1. chapter
  2. subject, issue
  3. (religion) chapter

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin capitulum (little head).

Noun[edit]

chapitre m (oblique plural chapitres, nominative singular chapitres, nominative plural chapitre)

  1. chapter (of a book)
    • 1377, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine):
      Et de ce nous dirons plus au chapitre des maladies des ungles
      And of this, we will speak more in the chapter about diseases of the nails

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