French

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Etymology

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Inherited from Middle French moytié, from Old French meitié, from Late Latin medietātem (half), from Latin medius (middle, half). Compare the borrowed doublet médiété.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mwa.tje/
  • Audio; une moitié:(file)
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): [mo.t͡ʃe]

Noun

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French numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: deux
    Ordinal: deuxième, second
    Ordinal abbreviation: 2e, 2d, (nonstandard) 2ème
    Multiplier: double
    Fractional: demi, moitié

moitié f (plural moitiés)

  1. half
  2. (by extension) significant other

Derived terms

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See also

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