Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French haraz.

NounEdit

haraz m (plural haraz)

  1. troop of horses

DescendantsEdit

  • French: haras

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Bratchet, from Arabic فرس(horse).[1] However, Watkins suggests Old Norse hárr (greyhaired), referring to the greying of horses with age, or hár (hair), referring to stud horses not being saddled.[2] Also compare Arabic رأس(head).[3]

NounEdit

haraz m (oblique plural haraz, nominative singular haraz, nominative plural haraz)

  1. troop of horses

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (haras, supplement)
  1. ^ Bratchet, A. (1873) , “haras”, in Kitchin, G. W., transl., Etymological dictionary of the French language (Clarendon Press Series), 1st edition, London: Oxford/MacMillan and Co.
  2. ^ race” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.
  3. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN