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See also: Chien, chiên, chiến, and chiền

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FrenchEdit

 
Un chien

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French chien, from Old French chien, from Vulgar Latin *cane, from Latin canis (accusative canem), from earlier canēs, from Proto-Italic *kō (acc. *kwanem), Proto-Indo-European *ḱwn-i-, derived from *ḱwṓ (acc. *ḱwónm̥).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃjɛ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

chien m (plural chiens, feminine chienne)

  1. dog
  2. cock, hammer (of a firearm)

AdjectiveEdit

chien (feminine singular chienne, masculine plural chiens, feminine plural chiennes)

  1. (Louisiana) greedy, stingy

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

chien

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ちえん

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chien, from Latin canis, canem.

NounEdit

chien m (plural chiens)

  1. dog (animal)

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin canis, canem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chien m (oblique plural chiens, nominative singular chiens, nominative plural chien)

  1. dog (animal)

DescendantsEdit


Southern OhloneEdit

NounEdit

chien

  1. before

ReferencesEdit

Felipe Arroyo de la Cuesta (1861) Grammar of the Mutsun language, spoken at the Mission of San Juan Bautista, Alta California (Shea’s Library of American Linguistics)‎[1], volume IV, Cramoisy Press.