geai

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Northern French gai, from Old French jai (jaybird, magpie), from Late Latin gaius (jaybird), of uncertain origin. Perhaps likely imitative, supposedly influenced by the Roman gens Gaius. Alternatively, perhaps related to Old French gai (lively, colourful).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒɛ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

geai m (plural geais)

  1. jay (bird)

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • gùai (continental Normandy)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French jai (jaybird, magpie), from Late Latin gaius (jaybird).

Noun[edit]

geai m (plural geais)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) jay