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), from Proto-Indo-European *seh₁-ro-.

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

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

See alsoEdit


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