See also: sõir

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French soir, from earlier seir, from Late Latin sēra, from ellipsis of Latin sēra diēs, from sērus (late).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Europe) IPA(key): /swaʁ/
  • (file)
  • (standard Canadian French) IPA(key): /swɑːʁ/
  • (Québec: Gaspésie and Acadia) IPA(key): /swɛː(ɾ)/
  • (Québec: Montréal, joual) IPA(key): /swɛːʁ/, /sweʁ/
  • (Québec: popular, informal) IPA(key): /swɔːʁ/
  • (file)
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): /swar/, [swɒ(ɾ)]
  • Homophone: seoir
  • Rhymes: -waʁ

NounEdit

soir m (plural soirs)

  1. evening

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish sair. Variant of the synonym an ear, from Old Irish an air (from before).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

soir

  1. (static position) east, eastern

AdverbEdit

soir

  1. east, eastward

Usage notesEdit

  • This word refers only to an ultimate destination of movement (i.e., "to the east").
  • The adjective is indeclinable in Irish

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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 36

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably borrowed from French soir. Compare the inherited Occitan form ser, seir.

NounEdit

soir m (plural soirs)

  1. evening

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier seir, from Late Latin sēra, from ellipsis of Latin sēra diēs, from sērus (late).

NounEdit

soir m (oblique plural soirs, nominative singular soirs, nominative plural soir)

  1. evening

DescendantsEdit

  • French: soir
  • Norman: sei
  • Picard: soir

PicardEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French soir, from earlier seir, from Late Latin sēra, from ellipsis of Latin sēra diēs, from sērus (late).

NounEdit

soir m

  1. evening