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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French ailleurs, from Old French aillors, aillurs (elsewhere), probably from Latin aliōrsum, or from a Vulgar Latin *aliore, from in *aliore loco. Or possibly connected to Latin aliubī, from alibī. Compare with Romanian aiurea and Portuguese alhures.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.jœʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œʁ
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): /aljɔr/, /aljœr/

AdverbEdit

ailleurs

  1. elsewhere; somewhere else
    Si vous ne voulez pas que je sois ici, j'irai ailleurs.
    If you don't want me here, I'll go elsewhere.
    nulle part ailleursnowhere else
    partout ailleurseverywhere else

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French aillors.

AdverbEdit

ailleurs

  1. elsewhere

DescendantsEdit

  • French: ailleurs