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Meaning of "oeils-de-boeuf" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OEILS-DE-BOEUF

oeils-de-boeuf  [œjdəbœf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OEILS-DE-BOEUF

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oeils-De-Boeuf is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OEILS-DE-BOEUF


oeil-de-boeuf
œjdəbœf

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OEILS-DE-BOEUF

oedematous
oedipal
oedipally
oedipean
Oedipus
Oedipus complex
oedometer
OEEC
OEIC
oeil-de-boeuf
oeillade
OEM
oenanthic
oenological
oenologist
oenology
oenomancy
oenomania
oenomel
oenometer

WORDS THAT END LIKE OEILS-DE-BOEUF

Al Hofuf
Al Hufuf
Babeuf
cauf
hauf
Hofuf
Hufuf
langlauf
lauf
Malouf
pouf
shaduf
soixante-neuf

Synonyms and antonyms of oeils-de-boeuf in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «oeils-de-boeuf» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

oeils -DE- Boeuf的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oeils -de - boeuf
570 millions of speakers

English

oeils-de-boeuf
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oeils -de- boeuf
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

oeils دي بووف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

oeils де Беф
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oeils -de- boeuf
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oeils-de-Boeuf
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oeils -de- boeuf
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oeils-de-boeuf
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oeils -de- boeuf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oeils ·ド·ブフ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oeils 드 boeuf
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oeils-de-boeuf
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oeils -de- Boeuf
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oeils-டி-Boeuf
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अय्यूब-डे-बोएफ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oeils-de-boeuf
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oeil - de - boeuf
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oeils - de - boeuf
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oeils де Беф
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oeils -de- Boeuf
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oeils - de - boeuf
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oeil skilderye is bekend -de- boeuf
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oeils -de- boeuf
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oeils -de - boeuf
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oeils-de-boeuf

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OEILS-DE-BOEUF»

The term «oeils-de-boeuf» is normally little used and occupies the 141.667 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OEILS-DE-BOEUF» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OEILS-DE-BOEUF»

Discover the use of oeils-de-boeuf in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oeils-de-boeuf and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Using French Synonyms
round or oval window (in a l'entrée n'était éclairée que par un oeil de wall or roof; oeils de boeuf boeuf in the plural) pane, window (in a car) (of baisse la vitre, il fait trop chaud dans la a slightly higher register voiture than carreau) fermer à clef ...
R. E. Batchelor, M. H. Offord, 1993
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The practical linguist ... the French language
In other senses, however, it forms the plural by taking s ; e. g., oeils-de-boeuf, oeils-de-chat, oeils-de-perdrix, &c. A'ieul, meaning grand-parent, takes s ; thus, aieuls : when meaning ancestors, it changes the I into x ; thus, aieux. VIII.
David Nasmith, 1873
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BIBLIOGRAPHIE LINGUISTIQUE DE L'ANNEE 1993/LINGUIS: ET ...
10076 Zwanenburg, Wiecher: Gabonais ou Gabonnaisl Oeils-de-boeuf ou oeils- de-boeufsl : comment l'orthographe française n'a pas été réformée. — RHFB 63/4 , 1993, 146- 153. 9. PSYCHOLINGUISTICS — PSYCHOLINGUISTIQUE Bauer ...
Mark Janse, Sijmen Tol, 1996
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From Bonbon to Cha-cha: Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words ...
... or tissues of the body; dropsy. oeil-de-boeuf /oejdoboef/ noun plural oeils-de- boeuf (pronounced same) M18 French (literally, 'ox-eye'). A small round window. oesophagus /I'sufagas/ noun (also esophagus) LME Medieval Latin (ysophagus,  ...
Andrew Delahunty, 2008
5
Security, crime and segregation in West African cities since ...
... enclaves de modernité que constituent les cités comme celles de la Résidence du Bénin et de l'aéroport (Nyassogbo, 1980), les propriétaires ou les locataires commencent à équiper leurs maisons d'alarrnes sonores et d'oeils-de-boeuf.
Laurent Fourchard, Isaac Olawale Albert, Institut français de recherche en Afrique, 2003
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A French Grammar. To which is prefixed, An Analysis relating ...
Des oeils de boeuf: round or oval windows. Substantives compounded of the adjectives, man, ma, met, are the following: MonÞeigneur Megeigneurs. . on ieur e teurs. smgul" Madame plural Mesdames. Mademoiselle Mesdemoiselles.
R. LABUTTE, 1790
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A Grammar of the French Language
Ayeul, a grandfather; ayeux, grandfathers. f Betail, cattle ; bestiaux, cattle. del, heaven ; c ieux, heavens. CEiV, the eye ; yeux, eyes. v (des dels de lit,* testers of a bed, ' \des oeils de boeuf, ovals. There are in French several compound words  ...
N. Wanostrocht, 1817
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The Reformed Presbyterian magazine. Jan. 1855-July 1858, 1862-76
Goujon executed at the Louvre, for the sum of 737 livres (tour- nois), the greater part of the figures which decorate the oeils-de-boeuf in the south-west angle of the interior court ; the tops of the windows in the first floor ; the frieze, composed of ...
‎1864
9
A New Method of Learning the French Language: Embracing Both ...
... cieiix, heavens. ciel Steterofabed; ., ( testers of beds. ' j sky of a picture; TM ] skies of pictures. 1 Bal, ball ; camaval, carnival ; chacal, jackal ; regal, treat, follow the general rule ceil, eye; yeux, eyes. oeil-de-bceuf, oval window oeils-de-boeuf^  ...
Louis Fasquelle, 1867
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A French and English grammar
... des bestiaux, cattle. ail, garlic ; aulx, garlic. oeil, eye ; yeux, eyes. ciel, sky; cieux, skies. Oeil, ciel, when used in a figurative sense, follow the general rule : des oeils de boeuf, oval windows. des ciels de lits, bed testers. les ciels d'un tableau ...
P. Droz, 1842

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« EDUCALINGO. Oeils-De-Boeuf [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oeils-de-boeuf>. Nov 2020 ».
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