papier

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See also: Papier and papièr

Afrikaans

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Etymology

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From Dutch papier.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /paˈpiːr/
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Noun

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papier (plural papiere, diminutive papiertjie)

  1. (uncountable) paper
  2. (countable) a piece of paper

Descendants

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  • Kwanyama: ombapila

Dutch

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Etymology

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From Middle Dutch papier, from Old French papier. Doublet of paper.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /paːˈpiːr/, /pɑˈpiːr/
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  • Hyphenation: pa‧pier
  • Rhymes: -iːr

Noun

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papier n (plural papieren, diminutive papiertje n)

  1. (uncountable) paper (A material used for writing or printing on, made from cellulose pulp rolled into thin sheets.)
  2. (countable) A piece of paper.
  3. (slang) money (cf. slang sense of paper)

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French

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Etymology

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From Old French papier, from Old Catalan paper.

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Noun

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papier m (plural papiers)

  1. paper (A material used for writing or printing on, made from cellulose pulp rolled into thin sheets)
  2. paper (official documents)
  3. article, piece (in a newspaper)
  4. (in the plural) paperwork

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Further reading

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Norman

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Old French papier.

Noun

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papier m (plural papiers) (Guernsey)

  1. paper

Old French

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Old Catalan paper.[1] Attested from 1308.[2]

Noun

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papier oblique singularm (oblique plural papiers, nominative singular papiers, nominative plural papier)

  1. reed, rush
  2. paper
  3. list, account

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References

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  1. ^ Coromines, Joan (1980–2001) “paper”, in Diccionari etimològic i complementari de la llengua catalana, Barcelona: Curial Edicions Catalanes.
  2. ^ Walther von Wartburg (1928–2002) “papyrus”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volumes 7: N–Pas, page 590

Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Middle High German papier.[1][2][3][4] First attested in 1528.[5] Compare Silesian papiōr.

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Noun

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papier m inan (diminutive papierek, augmentative papierzysko, related adjective papierowy)

  1. paper (sheet material typically used for writing on or printing on (or as a non-waterproof container), usually made by draining cellulose fibres from a suspension in water)
    Książkę wydrukowano na papierze wysokiej jakości.The book was printed on high-quality paper.
  2. (colloquial, often in the plural) paper (official letter that has the validity of a document)
    Synonym: dokument
    Masz papier na to, że jesteś elektrykiem?Do you have the papers to prove that you're an electrician?
  3. (colloquial) dollar (official currency of the United States)
    Synonyms: baks, dolar, dolec, zielony
  4. paper (open hand in the game of rock paper scissors)
  5. (obsolete) paper (any paper money)
    Synonym: bankot
  6. (obsolete, historical) gulden (old currency of the Netherlands)
    Synonym: gulden
  7. (Middle Polish) bundle of paper
  8. (Middle Polish) book
    Synonym: książka
  9. (Middle Polish) letter
    Synonym: list

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References

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  1. ^ Boryś, Wiesław (2005) “papier”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish), Kraków: Wydawnictwo Literackie, →ISBN
  2. ^ Mańczak, Witold (2017) “papier”, in Polski słownik etymologiczny (in Polish), Kraków: Polska Akademia Umiejętności, →ISBN
  3. ^ Bańkowski, Andrzej (2000) “papier”, in Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish)
  4. ^ Stanisław Dubisz, editor (2003), “papier”, in Uniwersalny słownik języka polskiego [Universal dictionary of the Polish language]‎[1] (in Polish), volumes 1-4, Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN SA, →ISBN
  5. ^ Maria Renata Mayenowa, Stanisław Rospond, Witold Taszycki, Stefan Hrabec, Władysław Kuraszkiewicz (2010-2023) “papier”, in Słownik Polszczyzny XVI Wieku [A Dictionary of 16th Century Polish]

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West Frisian

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Etymology

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From Dutch papier.

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Noun

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papier n (plural papieren, diminutive papierke)

  1. paper (material)
  2. sheet of paper

Further reading

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  • papier”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011