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See also: Francois and François

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

France +‎ -ois, corresponding to Medieval Latin franciscus, from Late Latin Francus (Frank (tribal name)).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

françois m (oblique and nominative feminine singular françoise)

  1. French

NounEdit

françois m (nominative singular françois)

  1. the (Old) French language
    • circa 1250, Rutebeuf, Ci commence le miracle de Théophile:
      S'en sui plus dolenz, Salatin,
      Quar en françois ne en latin
      Ne finai onques de proier
      I am very sad about it, Satan
      For neither in French nor in Latin
      Have I stopped praying for you

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