enveloppe

See also: Enveloppe and enveloppé

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French enveloppe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑn.vəˈlɔp/, /ˌɛn.vəˈlɔp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: en‧ve‧lop‧pe
  • Rhymes: -ɔp

NounEdit

enveloppe f (plural enveloppen, diminutive enveloppetje n)

  1. Alternative spelling of envelop.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French enveloppe, anveloppe, from Old French envelope (that which envelops, a type of garment), from envoloper, anveloper (to wrap around, enfold, cover).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

enveloppe f (plural enveloppes)

  1. envelope (wrapper for mailing)
  2. (geometry) envelope (of a family of curves)
  3. (biology) envelope (an enclosing structure or cover, such as a membrane)

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