FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French figue, borrowed from Old Occitan figa, from Vulgar Latin *fīca, from Latin ficus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fiɡ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

figue f (plural figues)

  1. fig (fruit)

DescendantsEdit

  • Luxembourgish: Fig

Further readingEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Occitan figa, from Vulgar Latin *fīca, from Latin fīcus. Displaced inherited fie.

NounEdit

figue f (oblique plural figues, nominative singular figue, nominative plural figues)

  1. fig (fruit)

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: fige, figue
  • Middle English: fige (see there for further descendants)
  • Old High German: fīga (see there for further descendants)