arrière

See also: arriere, arriéré, and arrière-

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

arrière

In combination with "en" as in "en arrière"

  1. (archaic, primarily used today in heraldry) "towards the back" or "from the back"

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French arire, from Vulgar Latin *ad retrō, from Latin ad + retrō.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.ʁjɛʁ/
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NounEdit

arrière m (plural arrières)

  1. back; rear
    Elle s'est assise à l'arrière du car.She sat down at the back of the coach.
  2. (sports) fullback
  3. (basketball) shooting guard

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

arrière

  1. far, far away
  2. late
  3. rear, behind, hinter-
  4. great (relatives)

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

arrière (plural arrières)

  1. back (near the rear)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Picoche, Jacqueline; Jean-Claude Rolland (2009) Dictionnaire étymologique du français (in French), Paris: Dictionnaires Le Robert

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