envelopper

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French enveloper, from Old French envoloper, anveloper, from en- +‎ voluper (to wrap, wrap up) (compare Italian -viluppare; Old Italian alternate form goluppare (to wrap)) from Vulgar Latin *vlopp- (to wrap), from Proto-Germanic *wrappaną, *wlappaną (to wrap, roll up, turn, wind), from Proto-Indo-European *werb- (to turn, bend) [1]. Akin to Middle English wlappen (to wrap, fold) (Modern English lap (to wrap, involve, fold)), Middle English wrappen (to wrap), dialectal Danish vravle (to wind, twist), Middle Low German wrempen (to wrinkle, distort), Old English wearp (warp). More at in, wrap.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.vlɔ.pe/
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VerbEdit

envelopper

  1. to wrap someone or something, to cover.
  2. to envelop

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