tchèrpentchi

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Northern French carpentier, from Late Latin carpentārius (carpenter), from Latin carpentārius (wagon-maker, carriage-maker), from carpentum (a two-wheeled carriage, coach, or chariot, a cart), probably of Gaulish [Term?] origin.

Noun[edit]

tchèrpentchi m (plural tchèrpentchièrs)

  1. (Jersey) carpenter
    À tchèrpentchi tout l'monde dolent.Every carpenter thinks he's the best craftsman.

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