quartier

See also: Quartier

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French quartier. Doublet of quarter.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɑː(ɹ)tiˈeɪ/
  • Homophone: Cartier
  • (file)

NounEdit

quartier (plural quartiers)

  1. A quarter or district of an urban settlement in France.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From quart +‎ -ier, possibly Medieval Latin quarterium, compare also Latin quartārium; cognate with Italian quartiere.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

quartier m (plural quartiers)

  1. quarter, district (part of town), neighbourhood
  2. (France) impoverished neighbourhood
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. piece, chunk; segment (of fruit), quarter (of beef)
  4. (astronomy) quarter
  5. (dated) quarter, mercy

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: quartier
  • German: Quartier
  • Italian: quartiere
  • Portuguese: quartel
  • Romanian: cartier
  • Spanish: cuartel

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

quartier m (apocopated)

  1. Apocopic form of quartiere

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

quartier

  1. Alternative form of quarter

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

quartier m (oblique plural quartiers, nominative singular quartiers, nominative plural quartier)

  1. Alternative form of quarter