goût

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See also: gout and Goût

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • gout (1990 spelling reform)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French goust, from Old French goust, from Latin gustus, from Proto-Italic *gustus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵéwstus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡu/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

goût m (plural goûts)

  1. taste, flavour
    C'est un goût subtil.
    It's a subtle taste.
  2. taste, discrimination
    Ils ont le même goût musical.
    They have the same taste in music.
    Nous avons des activités pour tous les goûts.
    We have activities for all tastes.
  3. taste (sense)
    La langue est l'organe du goût.
    The tongue is the organ of taste.
  4. appetite
    Le malade ne trouvait goût à rien.
    The patient didn't have any appetite. (literally: The patient didn't find an appetite for anything.)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Vietnamese: gu

Further reading[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French goust, from Latin gustus.

Noun[edit]

goût m (plural goûts)

  1. (Guernsey) taste