fenêtre

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fenestre, inherited from Latin fenestra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fə.nɛtʁ/, /fnɛtʁ/
    • (France, une fenêtre) IPA(key): [yn fø.nɛtχ]
    • (Meridional French) IPA(key): [fə.nɛ.tʁə]
    • Rhymes: -ɛtʁ
  • IPA(key): /fə.nɛːtʁ/, /fnɛːtʁ/ (older, now chiefly Belgium and Canada)

Noun[edit]

fenêtre f (plural fenêtres)

  1. window

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Quebec, Acadian, Louisiana) châssis m

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: fenèt
  • Mauritian Creole: lafnet

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