frère

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See also: frere and Frere

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French frere, from older fredre, fradre, from Latin frāter, frātrem, from Proto-Italic *frātēr, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (France, Canada) IPA(key): /fʁɛʁ/
  • (file)
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): /fɾæ(ɾ)/
Deux frères

Noun[edit]

frère m (plural frères)

  1. brother (relation)
    Mon frère n'a rien fait.
    My brother didn't do anything.
  2. brother (monk)
    Frère Martin, qu'est-ce que vous cherchez ?
    Brother Martin, what is it you seek?

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French frere, from older fredre, fradre, from Latin frāter, frātrem, from Proto-Italic *frātēr, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun[edit]

frère m (plural frères)

  1. (Guernsey) brother