eglise

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French eglise.

Noun[edit]

eglise f (plural eglises)

  1. church

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eclesia, from Ecclesiastical Latin ecclēsia, from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία ‎(ekklēsía, gathering).

Noun[edit]

eglise f ‎(oblique plural eglises, nominative singular eglise, nominative plural eglises)

  1. church (building dedicated to religious practice; usually Christian)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (eglise, supplement)