gibet

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Frankish *gibb (forked stick) (or from Latin gibbus (hunchbacked) [1]).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gibet m (plural gibets)

  1. (literary) gallows, gibbet

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Le Robert pour tous, Dictionnaire de la langue française, Janvier 2004, p. 520

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Germanic origins.

NounEdit

gibet m (plural gibets)

  1. gallows

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

gibet m (oblique plural gibetz, nominative singular gibetz, nominative plural gibet)

  1. gallows
    • usint come l'em fet del larcin en le col au laron ke l'em meine au gibet pur pendre
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 02:13