FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French loisir, from Latin licēre, infinitive of licet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lwa.ziʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

loisir m (plural loisirs)

  1. leisure, hobby

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From leisir, from Latin licēre, infinitive of licet

NounEdit

loisir m (oblique plural loisirs, nominative singular loisirs, nominative plural loisir)

  1. free time
  2. rest; respite
    Assauz lur fet ytaus aprés liverer K'en trois jurs n'ot nul loisir de reposer
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  3. permission

VerbEdit

loisir

  1. (impersonal) to be allowed

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb ends in a palatal stem, so there is an extra i before the e of some endings. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: leisure
  • French: loisir
  • Galician: lecer