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FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • gout (1990 spelling reform)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French goust, from Old French goust, from Latin gustus, from Proto-Italic *gustus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵéwstus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡu/
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NounEdit

goût m (plural goûts)

  1. taste, flavour
    C'est un goût subtil.
    It's a subtle taste.
  2. taste, discrimination
    Ils ont le même goût musical.
    They have the same taste in music.
    Nous avons des activités pour tous les goûts.
    We have activities for all tastes.
  3. taste (sense)
    La langue est l'organe du goût.
    The tongue is the organ of taste.
  4. appetite
    Le malade ne trouvait goût à rien.
    The patient didn't have any appetite. (literally: The patient didn't find an appetite for anything.)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Vietnamese: gu

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French goust, from Latin gustus.

NounEdit

goût m (plural goûts)

  1. (Guernsey) taste