See also: roué

BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Breton roe, from Middle French roi. Akin to Cornish ruy, also from Middle French. Replaced Old Breton ri; akin to Middle Welsh rhi, Irish , Scottish Gaelic rìgh, and Gaulish -rix, -rēx, from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, itself derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king). Cognates include Sanskrit राज् (rā́j, king), राजन् (rājan), and Latin rēx (king).

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roue m (plural rouanez)

  1. king
  2. bass (fish)

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French ruee, from earlier rode, from Latin rota, from Proto-Indo-European *Hret- (to roll). The current form may have been influenced by rouer and rouelle.

Doublet of rote, a borrowing from Medieval Latin.

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NounEdit

roue f (plural roues)

  1. A wheel.
    Une roue de vélo (bike wheel), une roue de secours (spare wheel)
    Roue de moulin: mill wheel.
    Roue dentée (or engrenage): toothed wheel, cogwheel
  2. The breaking wheel.

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PronounEdit

roue

  1. third-person plural of roish
    before them

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