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See also: Roche and röche

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English roche; compare Modern English rock and roach, as well as Old French roche.

NounEdit

roche (plural roches)

  1. (Britain, regional) One of various types of rock or geological strata.
  2. (obsolete) A stony hill.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French roche (variants: roce, roke, roque), from Medieval Latin rocca, from Vulgar Latin *rocca, of uncertain origin, probably Celtic and most likely pre-Latin.

Compare Italian rocca, Spanish roca, as well as English rock and Breton roc'h.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roche f (plural roches)

  1. rock (large mass of stone)

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

roche

  1. feminine plural of roco

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin rocca, from Vulgar Latin *rocca, of uncertain origin, possibly Celtic. More at roche. Compare Jèrriais roque.

NounEdit

roche f (oblique plural roches, nominative singular roche, nominative plural roches)

  1. rock (large mass of stone)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (roche, supplement)