Last modified on 6 June 2014, at 11:56

flou

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French flou, from Old French flou, flo (soft, wilted, tired, exhausted), from Old Frankish *hlāo (lukewarm, tepid, mild), from Proto-Germanic *hlēwaz (warm, lukewarm), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlēw- (to be warm or hot). More at lew.

Alternative etymology derives Old French flou, flo from Latin flavus (yellow), though the semantics is difficult to trace.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

flou m (feminine floue, masculine plural flous, feminine plural floues)

  1. fuzzy; blurred, blurry; unclear

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

flou (invariable)

  1. blurred (image)
  2. flowing (clothes)

NounEdit

flou m (invariable)

  1. blurred cinematic effect

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French flou.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

flou (masculine flouen, feminine flou, neuter flout)

  1. vague
  2. blurred, unclear
  3. imprecise

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