See also: gōulè

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Arabic غُول(ḡūl, ghoul, demon).

NounEdit

goule f (plural goules)

  1. ghoul (spirit; ghost)

Etymology 2Edit

Old French goule which evolved into Modern French gueule, but has survived as a regional or informal variant. Compare Picard goule

NounEdit

goule f (plural goules)

  1. (slang) Nonstandard form of gueule (face; mouth).

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NormanEdit

NounEdit

goule f (plural goules)

  1. Alternative form of dgeule

Derived termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin gula (gullet, throat, palate), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷel- (throat).

NounEdit

goule f (oblique plural goules, nominative singular goule, nominative plural goules)

  1. mouth
    • circa 1155, Wace, Le Roman de Brut:
      De cel dragon dui rai issoient
      Qui par la gole fors sailloient
      Two rays came out of this dragon
      Out of its mouth
    • circa 1250, Rutebeuf, Ci encoumence de la Griesche d'este:
      Ne boivent pas, chacuns le coule,
      Tant en antonnent par la goule
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

DescendantsEdit

  • French: gueule
  • Gallo: goule, góll
  • Norman: dgeule, goule
  • Walloon: gueuye