souvenir

See also: Souvenir

EnglishEdit

Souvenirs from around the world. Clockwise from top, Empire State Building, New York City, New York, USA; Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; Queen's Guards, London, United Kingdom; Eiffel Tower, Paris, France.

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EtymologyEdit

From French souvenir.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: sou‧ve‧nir
  • IPA(key): /ˌsuːvəˈnɪə(ɹ)/
  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)

NounEdit

souvenir (plural souvenirs)

  1. An item of sentimental value, to remember an event or location.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle French soubvenir, from Old French sovenir, from Latin subvenīre, present active infinitive of subveniō (come to mind, occur to).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

souvenir

  1. (reflexive, se souvenir) to remember

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

souvenir m (plural souvenirs)

  1. memory (mental picture).
    Je n'ai pas le souvenir de t'avoir dit ça...
    I don't have the memory of me having told you that...
  2. souvenir
    J'ai ramené un souvenir de Paris.
    I have brought back a souvenir of Paris.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French

NounEdit

souvenir m (invariable)

  1. souvenir

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Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

souvenir

  1. Alternative form of sovenir.
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