réveillon

See also: reveillon

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From réveill-, the stem of réveiller (to wake up) +‎ -on

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁe.vɛ.jɔ̃/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -jɔ̃

NounEdit

réveillon m (plural réveillons)

  1. eve (of Christmas or New Year's)
    fêter le réveillon de Noëlto celebrate Christmas Eve
    le réveillon du jour de l'an / le réveillon du Nouvel An / le réveillon de Saint-SylvestreNew Year's Eve
  2. a dinner eaten on such an evening
    un réveillon bien arrosé de Saint-Sylvestre
    a New Year's Eve dinner with an ample supply of drinks

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: réveillon, reveillon
  • Romanian: revelion, reveion

Further readingEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French réveillon.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

réveillon m (plural réveillons)

  1. a New Year’s Eve party, feast or celebration