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EtymologyEdit

Originally written isle; from Middle French isle, from Old French isle, from Vulgar Latin *īsula, from Classical Latin īnsula. Compare isoler, péninsule and insulaire.

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NounEdit

île f (plural îles)

  1. island

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DescendantsEdit

  • Antillean Creole: zil
  • Haitian Creole: zil, zile
  • Mauritian Creole: zil

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French isle, from Vulgar Latin *isula, from Classical Latin īnsula.

NounEdit

île f (plural îles)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey, geography) island

Derived termsEdit