candidat

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin candidātus (a person who is standing for public office), the perfect passive participle of candidare, from candidus (candid, white), in reference to Roman candidates wearing bleached white togas as a symbol of purity at a public forum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

candidat m (plural candidats, feminine candidate)

  1. candidate

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin candidātus (a person who is standing for public office), from candidus (candid, white), in reference to Roman candidates wearing bleached white togas as a symbol of purity at a public forum.

NounEdit

candidat m (plural candidats; feminine candidate, plural candidates)

  1. candidate
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 03:53