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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb carrer. The Old French querre was inherited from Latin quadrus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

carre f (plural carres)

  1. stature
  2. angle
  3. the side of a sword blade
  4. skating figure

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VerbEdit

carre

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

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InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

carre

  1. cart

LatinEdit

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin carra, neuter plural of carrus. Compare French char, from Old French.

NounEdit

carre f (oblique plural carres, nominative singular carre, nominative plural carres)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) cart (wheeled vehicle)
    • circa 1150, author unknown, La Chanson de Roland:
      Vos li durrez urs e leons e chens,
      Set cenz camelz e mil hosturs muers,
      D’or e d’argent.IIII.C. muls cargez,
      Cinquante carre, qu’en ferat carier :
      [?] bears, lions and dogs
      [?] a hundred camels and a thousand [?]
      Of gold and of silver, load 400 mules
      50 carts [?]

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: car (borrowed)