pochette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pochette (pocket).

Noun[edit]

pochette ‎(plural pochettes)

  1. Synonym of kit violin

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French pochete ‎(small purse, small bag), diminutive (with suffix +‎ -ete) of puche ‎(purse, bag), from Frankish *pokka, *pukka ‎(pouch, bag), from Proto-Germanic *puk-, *pūka- ‎(bag, pouch), from Proto-Indo-European *buk-, *bu-, *beu- ‎(to blow, swell). Reinforced by Old Norse puki, poki ‎(bag, pocket), from Old Northern French. Cognate with Middle Dutch poke, Alemannic German Pfoch ‎(purse, bag), Old English pocca, pohha ‎(poke, pouch, pocket, bag). Compare English pocket, derived from an Anglo-Norman/Old Northern French variant.

Noun[edit]

pochette f ‎(plural pochettes)

  1. (small) pocket
  2. sleeve (of e.g. a CD)
  3. clutch bag

Verb[edit]

pochette

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pocheter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of pocheter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of pocheter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of pocheter
  5. second-person imperative of pocheter

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