débuter

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See also: debuter and debut'er

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from dé- + but (mark, goal), from Old French but (aim, goal, end, target), either from Old French butte (mound, knoll, target), from Frankish but (stump, log), or from Old Norse bútr (log, stump, butt); both from Proto-Germanic *butą (end, piece), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰÀud- (to beat, push). Cognate with Old English butt (tree stump). More at butt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /de.by.te/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

débuter

  1. to start
  2. to debut, to make one's debut.

Conjugation[edit]

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