histoire

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin historia, a borrowing from Ancient Greek ἱστορία (historía).

PronunciationEdit

  • (mute h) IPA(key): /is.twaʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

histoire f (plural histoires)

  1. story
  2. history
  3. (informal) lie, fantasy, invention
  4. misadventure

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Haitian Creole: istwa

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

histoire

  1. Alternative form of historie