Contents

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French delai, from Old French delai, delaie ‎(delay), from Old French delaiier, delayer, deslaier ‎(to put off, delay, offlet, drain) (délayer in modern French), from des- + Old French laier ‎(to leave), partly from Frankish *latjan ‎(to delay, hinder), from Proto-Germanic *latjaną ‎(to delay, hinder, stall), from Proto-Indo-European *le(y)d- ‎(to leave, leave behind), and partly from Frankish *laibjan ‎(to leave), from Proto-Germanic *laibijaną ‎(to leave, cause to stay), from Proto-Indo-European *leyp- ‎(to remain, continue). Akin to Old English latian ‎(to delay, hesitate), Old English lǣfan ‎(to leave). More at delay.

NounEdit

délai m ‎(plural délais)

  1. time limit
  2. delay

AnagramsEdit

External linksEdit

Read in another language