gué

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French gué, from Old French gué ‎(ford), from Old Frankish *wad ‎(ford, crossing), from Proto-Germanic *wadą ‎(ford, crossing), from Proto-Indo-European *weh₂dʰ- ‎(to go, pass, cross, wade). Also corresponds to Latin vadum. Compare Italian guado. Cognate with Middle Dutch wat ‎(ford), Old High German wat ‎(ford), Old English wæd ‎(ford, water, sea, ocean). More at wade.

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Noun[edit]

gué m ‎(plural gués)

  1. ford (crossing)

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

gué m ‎(oblique plural guez, nominative singular guez, nominative plural gué)

  1. lookout (one who keeps watch)
  2. lookout (place; building; structure)

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