lettre

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lettre (plural lettres)

  1. Obsolete form of letter.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French letre, inherited from Latin littera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛtʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛtʁ

Noun[edit]

lettre f (plural lettres)

  1. letter (written character)
  2. letter (written message)
    Synonym: épître
  3. (figuratively) the literal meaning, the plain meaning of something
    Antonym: esprit

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lett +‎ -re

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛtrɛ]
  • Hyphenation: lett‧re

Adjective[edit]

lettre

  1. sublative singular of lett

Noun[edit]

lettre

  1. sublative singular of lett

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French letre; ultimately from Latin littera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛtər/, /ˈlɛtrə/

Noun[edit]

lettre (plural lettres)

  1. letter (of the alphabet), character
  2. letter (for communication)
  3. report, request, or other formal instrument of communication
  4. written text, especially that used as a resource
  5. wording, literal reading

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French letre, from Latin littera.

Noun[edit]

lettre f (plural lettres)

  1. letter (written character)
  2. letter (written message)

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French letre, from Latin littera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lettre f (plural lettres)

  1. (Jersey) letter (written character, written message)