Last modified on 7 July 2014, at 11:26

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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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French souvenir

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: sou‧ve‧nir

NounEdit

souvenir n (plural souvenirs, diminutive souvenirtje n)

  1. souvenir

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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), from sub + veniō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /su.və.niʁ/, /suv.niʁ/

VerbEdit

souvenir

  1. (reflexive, with de) to remember
    Je me souviens de toi. — I remember you.
    Je ne me souviens pas de toi. — I do not remember you.

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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... (I don't remember telling you that...)
  2. souvenir
    J'ai ramené un souvenir de Paris.
    I have brought back a souvenir of Paris.

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From French

NounEdit

souvenir m (invariable)

  1. souvenir

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VerbEdit

souvenir

  1. Alternative form of sovenir.