See also: epaule, épaulé, êpaule, and êpaûle

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French espaule, from Old French espalle, from Vulgar Latin *spatla[1], from Late Latin spathula(flat, broad piece)[2], diminutive of Latin spatha(straight sword) (whence French épée(sword)). Doublet of spatule, which was a borrowing.

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NounEdit

épaule f ‎(plural épaules)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder

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VerbEdit

épaule

  1. first-person singular present indicative of épauler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of épauler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of épauler
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of épauler
  5. second-person singular imperative of épauler

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=SdsxAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
  2. ^ http://www.cnrtl.fr/etymologie/%C3%A9paule

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