pieu

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French pieu, from Old French pex, pel, from Latin pālus (post, stake), from Proto-Italic *pākslos, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-slos, from *peh₂ǵ-. Doublet of pal, which was borrowed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pjø/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pieu m (plural pieux)

  1. post; stake
  2. (slang) bed; sack

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pex, pel, from Latin pālus (post, stake).

Noun[edit]

pieu m (plural pieulx)

  1. post; stake

Descendants[edit]


Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese piolho and Spanish piojo and Kabuverdianu piodju.

Noun[edit]

pieu

  1. louse