See also: aille, áille, and aillé

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

French -aille has three sources:

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aj/, /ɑj/
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-aille

  1. (colloquial, derogatory or result) Forming feminine nouns having a colloquial or pejorative meaning, or indicating the means or result of an action.
    trouver (to find) + ‎-aille → ‎trouvaille (lucky find)
    rime (rhyme) + ‎-aille → ‎rimaille (doggerel)

Derived termsEdit