Wt/sco/merci

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae French merci.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

merci

  1. thank ye

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing frae French merci.

Interjection[edit]

merci

  1. (colloquial) thank ye

Synonyms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae Middle French merci, mercy, frae Old French merci, frae Laitin mercēdem, accusative seengular o mercēs (wages, fee, price).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wt/skɔ/.mɛʁ.si/ invalid IPA characters (//)
  • (France, Paris) IPA(key): [mɛʁ.si]
  • (file)
  • (Louisiana) IPA(key): [mæ(ɾ).si]
  • Homophone: mercis

Noun[edit]

merci m (plural Wt/sco/mercis)

  1. (interjection) thank ye

Noun[edit]

merci f (uncountable)

  1. mercy, grace

Descendants[edit]

  • Arabic: مرسي (mersī, thanks (colloquial))
  • Armenie: մերսի (mersi, thanks (colloquial))
  • Bulgarie: мерси́ (mersí, thanks (colloquial))
  • Catalan: merci

Anagrams[edit]

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing frae French merci

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

merci

  1. (Swisserland) thank ye

Seenonyms[edit]

Further readin[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mèr‧ci

Noun[edit]

merci f

  1. plural o merce

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mercī

  1. dative singular o merx

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae Old French merci (mercy; clemency), frae Laitin mercēs, mercēdem (wages, fee, price).

Interjection[edit]

merci

  1. (Guernsey) thank ye

Derivit terms[edit]


Auld French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

merci f (nominative singular Wt/sco/merci)

  1. mercy; clemency
    • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, Cligès:
      Se vos metez an sa merci
      Nus (fors le conte qui est ci)
      de vos n'i a mort desservie
      ja ne perdroiz manbre ne vie
      If ye thraw yersels on his mercy
      None (apairt frae the coont wha is here)
      o ye deserve daith;
      ye will lose neither life nor limm
    • 13th century, Herman de Valenciennes, Assomption Nostre Dame, page 7, column 2, lines 16-17:
      ceo sacez m'amie tuit cil que te requerunt
      a tun commandement merci auvrunt
      this ye ken, my friend, that aw thae wha are leukin for ye
      upon yer command will hae mercy