débuter

See also: debuter and debut'er

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from dé- + but (mark, goal), from Old French but (aim, goal, end, target), either from Old French butte (mound, knoll, target), from Frankish but (stump, log), or from Old Norse bútr (log, stump, butt); both from Proto-Germanic *butą (end, piece), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰÀud- (to beat, push). Cognate with Old English butt (tree stump). More at butt.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /de.by.te/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

débuter

  1. to start
  2. to debut, to make one's debut.

ConjugationEdit

Further readingEdit