FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French poing (hand), from Latin pugnus, from Proto-Italic *pugnos, from Proto-Indo-European *puǵnos, *puḱnos, from *pewǵ-, *peuḱ- (prick, punch)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

poing m (plural poings)

  1. fist

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French poing (hand), from Latin pugnus.

NounEdit

poing m (plural poings)

  1. (Jersey, anatomy) fist

Derived termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pugnus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

poing m (oblique plural poinz, nominative singular poinz, nominative plural poing)

  1. hand
    circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
    Maintenant la prist par le poing[.]
    -Now, he takes her by the hand

DescendantsEdit

  • French: poing
  • Norman: poing
  • Walloon: pougn