foudre

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Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Fuder.

Noun[edit]

foudre m (plural foudres)

  1. barrel

Derived terms[edit]

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fudʁ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French foudre, from Latin fulgura, nominative plural of fulgur, from Proto-Italic *folgos. Alternatively, from fulgere.

Noun 1[edit]

foudre f (plural foudres)

  1. lightning
Noun 2[edit]

foudre m (plural foudres)

  1. (heraldry) thunderbolt
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German vuoder, from Old High German fuodar, from Proto-West Germanic *fōþr. Cognate with English fother, German Fuder, Dutch voer, voeder, etc.

Noun[edit]

foudre m (plural foudres)

  1. foeder (large barrel used for aging beer or wine)
Descendants[edit]
  • Catalan: fudre
  • Spanish: fudre

Further reading[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French foudre, from Latin fulgura, nominative plural of fulgur.

Noun[edit]

foudre f (plural foudres)

  1. (Jersey) thunderbolt

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fulgura, nominative plural of fulgur.

Noun[edit]

foudre f (oblique plural foudres, nominative singular foudre, nominative plural foudres)

  1. lightning

Descendants[edit]