Last modified on 6 August 2014, at 06:48

espion

FrenchEdit

French Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fr

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Old French espie (spy), under influence of Italian spione (spy).[1] According to another theory, French espion is borrowed from Italian spione.[2] The word is ultimately of Germanic origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

espion m (plural espions, feminine espionne)

  1. spy (person who secretly watches)

Related termsEdit

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jacqueline Picoche, Jean-Claude Rolland, Dictionnaire étymologique du français, Paris 2009, Dictionnaires Le Robert, ISBN 978-2-84902-424-9
  2. ^ Albert Dauzat, Jean Dubois, Henri Mitterand, Nouveau dictionnaire étymologique, Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1964

External linksEdit


JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French espion.

NounEdit

espion m (plural espions)

  1. spy

SynonymsEdit