cortois

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French cortois.

Adjective[edit]

cortois

  1. courteous, well-mannered

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Noun[edit]

cortois m

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

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • “cortois”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek[1], 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J., “cortois”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek[2], The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1885–1929, →ISBN

Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cortois m (oblique and nominative feminine singular cortoise)

  1. Alternative form of corteis