chapitre

See also: chapitré

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chapitre, from Late Latin capitulum (little head), diminutive of Latin caput (head) (whence French chef). It was likely a semi-learned term, as it did not undergo all the normal sound changes from Latin[1]. Doublet of capitule and capitoul.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃa.pitʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

chapitre m (plural chapitres)

  1. chapter
  2. subject, issue
  3. (religion) chapter

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin capitulum (little head).

NounEdit

chapitre m (oblique plural chapitres, nominative singular chapitres, nominative plural chapitre)

  1. chapter (of a book)
    • 1377, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine):
      Et de ce nous dirons plus au chapitre des maladies des ungles
      And of this, we will speak more in the chapter about diseases of the nails

DescendantsEdit

  • English: chapter
  • French: chapitre