tuyau

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French tuyau, from Old French tuel, tuial, tudel(tube, pipe), from Frankish *thūta(pipe), from Proto-Germanic *þeutǭ(pipe, channel, flow), from Proto-Germanic *þeutaną(to howl, roar, resound), from Proto-Indo-European *tu-, *tutu-(bird-cry, shriek). Cognate with Old Saxon theuta(pipe, water-channel), Old High German watardioza(water-opening, spout, nozzle), Old English þēote(pipe, channel), Dutch tuit(spout, nozzle), Icelandic þjótandi(the name of an artery), Icelandic þjóta(to rush, whistle).

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Noun[edit]

tuyau m ‎(plural tuyaux)

  1. pipe
  2. tube
  3. insider tip

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French tuyau, tueil, tudel(tube, pipe), from Frankish *thūta(pipe), from Proto-Germanic *þeutǭ(pipe, channel, flow), from *þeutaną(to howl, roar, resound), from Proto-Indo-European *tu-, *tutu-(bird-cry, shriek).

Noun[edit]

tuyau m ‎(plural tuyaus)

  1. (Jersey) pipe