feuille

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French fueille, from Late Latin folia, plural of folium in Classical Latin, itself probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰolh₃yom (leaf), from *bʰleh₃- (blossom, flower). Doublet of folio, which was borrowed from the Latin. Compare English foil and Spanish hoja (sheet, leaf).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fœj/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

feuille f (plural feuilles)

  1. leaf (of a plant or tree)
  2. sheet (of paper, etc)
  3. (informal) ear

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