BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capillus.

NounEdit

cheveu m (plural cheveus)

  1. headhair

SynonymsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French cheveu, from Old French cheveu, from Latin capillus. See there for more details.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃə.vø/, /ʃvø/
  • (file)
  • (France) IPA(key): /ʃø.vø/

NounEdit

cheveu m (plural cheveux)

  1. a headhair

Usage notesEdit

For the mass noun hair, use the plural cheveux.

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Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French cheveu.

NounEdit

cheveu m (plural cheveux or cheveulx)

  1. a hair

DescendantsEdit

  • French: cheveu

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier chevel, from Latin capillus, capillum.

NounEdit

cheveu m (oblique plural cheveus, nominative singular cheveus, nominative plural cheveu)

  1. a hair

DescendantsEdit