See also: carre, Carre, and cârré

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French carré.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kɑˈreː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: car‧ré

Noun edit

carré n or m (plural carrés, diminutive carrétje n)

  1. square [6], military
  2. square shaped pastry
  3. (card games) four of a kind

French edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Middle French quarré, from Old French quarré, from Latin quadrātus. Compare the borrowed doublet cadrat.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

carré (feminine carrée, masculine plural carrés, feminine plural carrées)

  1. square
  2. (mathematics) quadratic
  3. straightforward

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

carré m (plural carrés)

  1. square
  2. patch (of land)
  3. (poker) four of a kind
  4. (Louisiana) frame, framework

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Russian: каре́ (karé) (see there for further descendants)
  • Turkish: kare

Further reading edit

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Italian edit

Noun edit

carré m (invariable)

  1. loin (of meat)
  2. a type of hairstyle in which the hair is all cut to the same length
  3. yoke (of a shirt)