soir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Early Old French seir, from Latin sērō (at a late hour, late), from sērus (late).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard Metropolitan French)IPA(key): /swaʁ/
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  • (standard Canadian French) IPA(key): /swɑːʁ/
  • (Québec: Gaspésie and Acadia) IPA(key): /swɛː(ɾ)/
  • (Québec: Montréal, joual) IPA(key): /swɛːʁ/, /sweʁ/
  • (Québec: popular, informal) IPA(key): /swɔːʁ/
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): /swar/, [swɒ(ɾ)] invalid IPA characters (//[])
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  • Homophone: seoir
  • Rhymes: -waʁ

Noun[edit]

soir m (plural soirs)

  1. evening

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

soir

  1. (static position) east, eastern

Adverb[edit]

soir

  1. east, eastward

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word refers only to an ultimate destination of movement (i.e., "to the east").
  • The adjective is indeclinable in Irish

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sērō (at a late hour, late), from sērus (late).

Noun[edit]

soir m (plural soirs)

  1. evening

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sērō (at a late hour, late), from sērus (late).

Noun[edit]

soir m (oblique plural soirs, nominative singular soirs, nominative plural soir)

  1. evening

Picard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Early Old French seir, from Latin sērō (at a late hour, late), from sērus (late).

Noun[edit]

soir m

  1. evening