candidat

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin candidātus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

candidat m (plural candidats, feminine candidata)

  1. candidate

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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

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: kandidaat (see there for further descendants)

Further readingEdit


NormanEdit

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)

  1. (Jersey) candidate

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French candidat.

NounEdit

candidat m (plural candidați)

  1. candidate

DeclensionEdit