chambre

See also: chambré and chàmbre

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

chambre (plural chambres)

  1. Obsolete spelling of chamber

AnagramsEdit


BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin camera.

NounEdit

chambre f (plural chambres)

  1. room

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chambre, cambre, from Latin cambra, Medieval spelling of Latin camera (room), from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, something with an arched cover: a covered wagon, a covered boat, a vaulted chamber). Doublet of caméra, a borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃɑ̃bʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

chambre f (plural chambres)

  1. A chamber in its various senses, including:
    1. A room.
    2. A hotel room.
    3. A bedroom.
    4. A house of a parliament.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Antillean Creole: chanm
  • Haitian Creole: chanm
  • Norman: chambre, chàmbre

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French chambre, from Latin camera, camara, from Ancient Greek κᾰμᾰ́ρᾱ (kamárā).

PronunciationEdit

  • (retention of schwa) IPA(key): /ˈtʃaːmbrə/, /ˈtʃambrə/, /ˈtʃau̯mbrə/
  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃaːmbər/, /ˈtʃambər/, /ˈtʃau̯mbər/

NounEdit

chambre (plural chambres)

  1. room; chamber
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Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

chambre

  1. Alternative form of caumber

NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chambre, from Old French chambre, from Latin camera.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

chambre f (plural chambres)

  1. (Jersey) bedroom

NovialEdit

NounEdit

chambre (plural chambres)

  1. room (division in a building)

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin camera, from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára).

NounEdit

chambre f (oblique plural chambres, nominative singular chambre, nominative plural chambres)

  1. room
  2. chamber (of a building)
  3. bedroom, sleeping quarters

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit