étoile

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French

NounEdit

étoile (plural étoiles)

  1. The leading ballet dancer (male or female) in a company

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French (and Middle French) estoile, from Latin stēlla, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.twal/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: étoile

NounEdit

étoile f (plural étoiles)

  1. star

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 23:00