colombe

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ.lɔ̃b/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French colombe, from Latin columba. Cf. also the masculine Old French form colomb, coulon.

NounEdit

colombe f (plural colombes)

  1. dove, white pigeon
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French colombe, from Latin columna (the -b- resulted from a difficulty in pronouncing the Latin consonant cluster -mn-). Doublet of colonne.

NounEdit

colombe f (plural colombes)

  1. joist, upright

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /koˈlom.be/
  • Rhymes: -ombe
  • Hyphenation: co‧lóm‧be

NounEdit

colombe f

  1. plural of colomba

NormanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French colombe, from Latin columba.

NounEdit

colombe f (plural colombes)

  1. (Jersey) dove

SynonymsEdit