BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin digitus.

NounEdit

doigt m (plural doigts)

  1. finger

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French doigt, from Old French doit, doi, from Latin digitus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *deyǵ- (to show, point out, pronounce solemnly). The g was added back in Middle French to reflect the Classical Latin spelling and distinguish from the verb form doit.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

doigt m (plural doigts)

  1. finger
  2. toe
    Je vais me tremper les doigts de pied.
    I'll dip my toes in the water.
  3. finger (measurement of a beverage)
    deux doigts de whiskeytwo fingers of whiskey

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DescendantsEdit

  • Haitian Creole: dwèt

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French doit, with the g added back to reflect the original Latin digitus.

NounEdit

doigt m (plural doigts)

  1. (anatomy) finger

DescendantsEdit