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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

lettre (plural lettres)

  1. Obsolete form of letter.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French letre, inherited from Latin littera.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛtʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛtʁ

NounEdit

lettre f (plural lettres)

  1. letter (written character)
  2. letter (written message)
    Synonym: épître
  3. (figuratively) the literal meaning, the plain meaning of something
    Antonym: esprit

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Further readingEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

lett +‎ -re

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛtrɛ]
  • Hyphenation: lett‧re

AdjectiveEdit

lettre

  1. sublative singular of lett

NounEdit

lettre

  1. sublative singular of lett

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French letre; ultimately from Latin littera.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛtər/, /ˈlɛtrə/

NounEdit

lettre (plural lettres)

  1. letter (of the alphabet), character
  2. letter (for communication)
  3. report, request, or other formal instrument of communication
  4. written text, especially that used as a resource
  5. wording, literal reading

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French letre, from Latin littera.

NounEdit

lettre f (plural lettres)

  1. letter (written character)
  2. letter (written message)

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French letre, from Latin littera.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

lettre f (plural lettres)

  1. (Jersey) letter (written character, written message)