tombe

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See also: tombé

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tombe f, m (plural tombes or tomben, diminutive tombetje n)

  1. tomb

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tumba < Ancient Greek τύμβος (túmbos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tombe f (plural tombes)

  1. tomb, grave

Verb[edit]

tombe

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

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tombe f pl

  1. plural of tomba

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tomber

Noun[edit]

tombe

  1. to fall

Reference[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tombe, from Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβος (túmbos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoːmb(ə)/, /ˈtuːmb(ə)/

Noun[edit]

tombe (plural tombes)

  1. A sepulchre; a place where one is entombed.
  2. A barrow; a hillock with a grave underneath
  3. A casket; a container used for burial.
  4. (rare) A tombstone; a marker of a gravesite.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβος (túmbos).

Noun[edit]

tombe f (plural tombes)

  1. (Jersey) grave

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