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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *(av)unclus, from Latin avunculus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂euh₂-n-tlo, diminutive of *h₂ewh₂-n-, enlargement of *h₂ewh₂o-.

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NounEdit

oncle m (plural oncles)

  1. uncle

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French oncle, from Old French oncle, from Vulgar Latin (av)unclus, from Latin avunculus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂euh₂-n-tlo, diminutive of *h₂ewh₂-n-, enlargement of *h₂ewh₂o-, from *h₂éwh₂os (grandfather) (whence French aïeul (grandfather)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔ̃kl/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: oncles

NounEdit

oncle m (plural oncles)

  1. uncle
    Mon père et mon oncle sont jumeaux.
    My father and my uncle are twins.

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French oncle, from Vulgar Latin *(av)unclus, from Latin avunculus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂euh₂-n-tlo, diminutive of *h₂ewh₂-n-, enlargement of *h₂ewh₂o-, from *h₂éwh₂os (grandfather) (whence French aïeul (grandfather)).

NounEdit

oncle m (plural oncles)

  1. uncle

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin (av)unclus, from Latin avunculus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂euh₂-n-tlo, diminutive of *h₂ewh₂-n-, enlargement of *h₂ewh₂o-.

NounEdit

oncle m (plural oncles)

  1. uncle

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *aunclum, from Latin avunculus, avunculum, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂euh₂-n-tlo (little grandfather), diminutive of *h₂ewh₂-n-, enlargement of *h₂ewh₂o-, from *h₂éwh₂os (grandfather) (whence French aïeul (grandfather)).

NounEdit

oncle m (oblique plural oncles, nominative singular oncles, nominative plural oncle)

  1. uncle

DescendantsEdit