trahison

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French trahison.

Noun[edit]

trahison (uncountable)

  1. (rare) Treason.
    • 2010, Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22, Atlantic 2010, p. 270:
      That this trahison would take a partly “multicultural” form was also something that was slowly ceasing to surprise me.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French traïson, from trair, or from Latin traditio, traditionem. Equivalent to trahir +‎ -on. Doublet of tradition.

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Noun[edit]

trahison f (plural trahisons)

  1. treason
  2. betrayal
  3. (figuratively) pitfall

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Middle French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French traïson.

Noun[edit]

trahison f (plural trahisons)

  1. treason

Descendants[edit]

  • French: trahison

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French traïson, from trair, or from Latin trāditiō, trāditiōnem.

Noun[edit]

trahison f (plural trahisons)

  1. (Jersey) treason