coffre

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See also: coffré and côffre

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French cofre, from Latin cophinus (basket), from Ancient Greek κόφινος (kóphinos, basket).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔfʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

coffre m (plural coffres)

  1. chest, box
  2. boot (UK), trunk (US) (luggage storage compartment of a vehicle, i.e. car)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

coffre

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

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

coffre m (plural coffres)

  1. box; chest