peur

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French peur, from Old French peor, poür, from Latin pavor, pavōrem (fear, fright). Compare Catalan por and Italian paura.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pœʁ/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: peurs
  • Hyphenation: peur
  • Rhymes: -œʁ

Noun[edit]

peur f (plural peurs)

  1. (countable and uncountable) fear
    Synonyms: crainte, souci

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French peor.

Noun[edit]

peur f (plural peurs)

  1. fear

Descendants[edit]

  • French: peur

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English pere, from Old English pere, from Vulgar Latin *pira, originally the plural of Latin pirum but reconstrued as a feminine singular. Cognate with English pear and French poire.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peur f (genitive singular pèire, plural peuran)

  1. pear (fruit)

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
peur pheur
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.