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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French discours, from Latin discursus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɪsˈkuːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dis‧cours
  • Rhymes: -uːr

NounEdit

discours n (plural discoursen, diminutive discoursje n)

  1. discourse (way of thinking involving certain concepts and terms)
  2. discourse (exposition of some length)
    Wie ook deze discours snapt, zal weten dat mij slechts dactylisch hexameter vertrouwd is en niets anders, geef me toch vrijheid!
    Who also understands this exposition, will know that only dactylic hexameter is familiar to me and nothing else, give me liberty!

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French discours, borrowed (with influence from cours) from Late Latin discursus (the act of running about) (from Latin discurrō (run about), from dis- (apart) + currō (run)). Compare English discourse.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

discours m (plural discours)

  1. oral presentation; discourse; speech; oration

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin discursus.

NounEdit

discours m (plural discours)

  1. speech; discourse

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French discours, from Late Latin discursus (the act of running about).

NounEdit

discours m (plural discours)

  1. (Jersey) speech

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