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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French moys, from Old French mois, from earlier meis, from Latin mēnsis, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month). Compare Catalan mes, Italian mese, Occitan mes, Portuguese mês, Romansch mais, Spanish mes.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mwa/, /mwɑ/
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  • Homophone: moi (/mwa/)

NounEdit

mois m (plural mois)

  1. month

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • meis (early Old French or northern dialects)

EtymologyEdit

From earlier meis, from Latin mēnsis.

NounEdit

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

  1. month

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: moys
  • Norman: mais (Jersey), meis (Guernsey, continental Normandy)
  • Walloon: moes