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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