discours

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Noun[edit]

discours n (plural discoursen, diminutive discoursje n)

  1. discourse (way of thinking involving certain concepts and terms)
  2. discourse (exposition of some length)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French discours, borrowed (with influence from cours) from Late Latin discursus (the act of running about) (from Latin discurrō (run about), from dis- (apart) + currō (run)). Compare English discourse.

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Noun[edit]

discours m (plural discours)

  1. oral presentation; discourse; speech; oration

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Late Latin discursus.

Noun[edit]

discours m (plural discours)

  1. speech; discourse

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle French discours, from Late Latin discursus (the act of running about).

Noun[edit]

discours m (plural discours)

  1. (Jersey) speech

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