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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Angle +‎ -ais (-ese)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.ɡlɛ/
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  • Rhymes:

NounEdit

anglais m (uncountable)

  1. English language
    Il parle anglaisHe speaks English

AdjectiveEdit

anglais (feminine singular anglaise, masculine plural anglais, feminine plural anglaises)

  1. English
    Il est anglaisHe is English.
    Ceci n'est pas un avion anglais.This is not an English airplane
  2. (Louisiana) Anglo-American or Anglophone.
    Synonym: yankee

Usage notesEdit

  • anglais is often used to refer to all British people

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Angrez
  • Hindi: अंग्रेज़ (aṅgrez)
  • Tamil: Angileya (Angileya) ஆங்கிலேய
  • Wolof: Angale

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish englas, anglas f (a weak, mixed beverage, milk diluted with water; whey).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

anglais f (genitive singular anglaise)

  1. milk and water
  2. (of person) milksop

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
anglais n-anglais hanglais not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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