See also: Barbe and barbé

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

barbo (beard) +‎ -e (adverb)

AdverbEdit

barbe

  1. in the manner of beards, beardically

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baʁb/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

 
1. la barbe de trois jours, 2. la moustache, 3. la barbiche, 4. le bouc, 5. les rouflaquettes ou favoris, 6. à la Souvarov, 7. à l'impériale, 8. barbe complète.

From Middle French barbe, from Old French barbe, from Latin barba, from earlier *farba, from Proto-Italic *farβā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂ (beard).

NounEdit

barbe f (plural barbes)

  1. beard
    • 1910, Alain, Propos:
      Je regardais hier le buste d'un philanthrope ; c'était une tête à moitié chauve, une barbe en pointe, et l'air d'un sous-chef à son bureau.
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  2. longer hair growing on the chin or face of some animals
    La barbe d'une chèvre, d'un bouc.
    The beard of a goat, of a billygoat.
  3. barbel (whisker-like sensory organs, located around the mouth of certain fish)
    Les barbes du brochet.
    The barbels of the pike.
  4. barb (feather)
    Le duvet est constitué de petites plumes légères dont les barbes ne sont pas enchevêtrées.
    The duvet is made of small, light feathers whose barbs are not tangled.
  5. (botany) barb (hair or bristle)
    • 1858, Théophile Gautier, Le Roman de la momie:
      La besogne des bœufs terminée, vinrent des serviteurs qui, armés d'écopes de bois, élevaient le blé en l'air et le laissaient retomber pour le séparer des pailles, des barbes et des cosses.
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  6. (colloquial) a boring thing
    Quelle barbe !What a bore!
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian barbero, barbaro.

AdjectiveEdit

barbe (plural barbes)

  1. (horse) Barbary
    un cheval barbe.
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NounEdit

barbe m (plural barbes)

  1. Barbary horse
    Les barbes d'Abaco sont une toute petite population de chevaux barbes espagnols sauvages sur l'île d'Abaco.
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Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

barbe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of barber
  2. third-person singular present indicative of barber
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of barber
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of barber
  5. second-person singular imperative of barber

Further readingEdit


FriulianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin barba, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂.

NounEdit

barbe f (plural barbis)

  1. beard

Etymology 2Edit

From the above term, due to the fact that a beard represents a grown or mature man. Compare Romansh, Italian, and Piedmontese barba, Dalmatian buarba.

NounEdit

barbe m

  1. uncle

See alsoEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

barbe f pl

  1. plural of barba

AnagramsEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French barbe, from Latin barba, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂.

NounEdit

barbe f (plural barbes)

  1. beard

DescendantsEdit

  • French: barbe

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French barbe, from Latin barba, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂.

NounEdit

barbe f (plural barbes)

  1. (Jersey) beard
  2. (Jersey) eaves

Derived termsEdit

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin barba, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂.

NounEdit

barbe f (oblique plural barbes, nominative singular barbe, nominative plural barbes)

  1. beard

DescendantsEdit


SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

barbe

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of barbar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of barbar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of barbar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of barbar.