passerelle

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French passerelle.

NounEdit

passerelle (plural passerelles)

  1. A gangplank or platform used to board or leave a large yacht.
  2. A semicircular ramp or catwalk that extends from the stage of a theater around the orchestra pit.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

passer +‎ -elle

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pa.sʁɛl/
  • (file)

NounEdit

passerelle f (plural passerelles)

  1. footbridge
  2. (nautical) bridge
  3. (aviation, nautical) gangway, bridge
  4. (computing) gateway

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: passerelle
  • German: Passerelle
  • Italian: passerella

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

passerelle f

  1. plural of passerella