cortois

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French cortois.

Adjective[edit]

cortois

  1. courteous, well-mannered

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Noun[edit]

cortois m

  1. A dog character in the story of Reynard the fox.

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Further reading[edit]

  • cortois”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • cortois”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cort (court of a monarch) +‎ -ois.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cortois m (oblique and nominative feminine singular cortoise)

  1. noble, upper-class
  2. polite, well-mannered

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