deuil

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of Old French duel, plural dueus (possibly influenced by analogy to œil and its plural), which probably came from Late Latin dolus, a derivative of Latin dolor (pain), or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *dolium, from cordolium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dœj/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œj

Noun[edit]

deuil m (countable and uncountable, plural deuils)

  1. bereavement
  2. (uncountable) mourning
    deuil nationalnational mourning
  3. (countable) mourning (clothes)
  4. funeral procession

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