hôpital

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See also: hospital and Hospital

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French hospital, from Old French hospital, borrowed from Late Latin hospitālis (hospice, shelter), noun use of Latin hospitalis (hospitable). Doublet of hôtel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (mute h) IPA(key): /o.pi.tal/, /ɔ.pi.tal/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

hôpital m (plural hôpitaux)

  1. hospital

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