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Rez-de-chausette etimology

Someone here knows the etimology of this word?

April 13, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AadithyaSr

Une chaussée is another word for "road," and rez is Old French for ras, meaning "flat" or "level" (think of the word "razor"). The ground floor is called le rez-de-chaussée in French because it is level with the road.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jojo553168

Rez-de-chausette

Really ? chausette ? ☺


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ichthus7

It's kind of cute, but I think you mean "chauseé" and not "chausette". Chausée is an old word for road that has connections to German. "chausette means "socks" :) Kind of a cute picture though...... "sock level" instead of "street level".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lightning199

What does etymology mean?


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    Origin of words, and their history.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdrianC602

    I wonder what the etymology of "etymology" is...?

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