oreille

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

oreille

  1. Allative plural form of ori.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French oreille, from Old French oreille, from Vulgar Latin oricla, from Latin auricula, diminutive of auris, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ṓws. Cognate with Catalan and Galician orella; Portuguese orelha; Italian orecchio; Occitan aurelha; Romanian ureche; and Spanish oreja. Compare zoreille, zorey.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔ.ʁɛj/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛj

Noun[edit]

oreille f (plural oreilles)

  1. ear

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Mauritian Creole: zorey
  • Réunion Creole French: zoreilles, z'oreilles, zorey
  • Saint Dominican Creole French: z'oreille
  • Seychellois Creole: zorey
  • Esperanto: orelo

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French oreille, from Vulgar Latin oricla, from Latin auricula, diminutive of auris.

Noun[edit]

oreille f (plural oreilles)

  1. ear

Descendants[edit]

  • French: oreille (see there for further descendants)

Norman[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French oreille, from Vulgar Latin oricla, from Latin auricula, diminutive of auris (ear), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ṓws.

Noun[edit]

oreille f (plural oreilles)

  1. (Guernsey, anatomy) ear

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin oricla, from Latin auricula, diminutive of auris. First recorded circa 1050 in the Oxford manuscript of La Chanson de Roland.[1]

Noun[edit]

oreille f (oblique plural oreilles, nominative singular oreille, nominative plural oreilles)

  1. ear

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ von Wartburg, Walther (1928–2002), “auricula”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 250, page 988