gouverneur

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gouverneur, from Middle French gouverneur.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɣu.vərˈnøːr/, /ˌɣu.vɛrˈnøːr/
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  • Hyphenation: goe‧ver‧neur
  • Rhymes: -øːr

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gouverneur m (plural gouverneurs, diminutive gouverneurtje n)

  1. governor (e.g. of a province)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French gouvreneur, from Latin gubernator, from Ancient Greek κυβερνήτης (kubernḗtēs, steersman, pilot, guide), from κυβερνάω (kubernáō, to steer, to drive, to guide, to act as a pilot).

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gouverneur m (plural gouverneurs, feminine gouverneure)

  1. governor

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gouverneur m (plural gouverneurs)

  1. governor

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