pasques

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin pascua, from Latin pascha, from Ancient Greek πάσχα ‎(páskha, Passover).

Noun[edit]

pasques f pl

  1. Easter (Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Christ)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In early Old French, the singular pasque was used.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (pasques, supplement)