gouverneur

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gouverneur, borrowed from Middle French gouverneur.

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

Noun[edit]

gouverneur m (plural gouverneurs, diminutive gouverneurtje n)

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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French gouverneur, 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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Noun[edit]

gouverneur m (plural gouverneurs, feminine gouverneure)

  1. governor

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French gouvreneur.

Noun[edit]

gouverneur m (plural gouverneurs)

  1. governor

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