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EtymologyEdit

From icelui, from ici (here) +‎ lui (him) or from Vulgar Latin *eccillui, a compound of ecce + *illūi, itself a Vulgar Latin form of Latin illī, dative singular of ille under the influence of cui. (see lui). Compare Italian colui, cf. also Romanian acelui.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sə.lɥi/
  • (file)

PronounEdit

celui (demonstrative, plural ceux, feminine celle, feminine plural celles)

  1. the one
    Celui qui est là, c'est moi.
    The one who is there is me.

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celui

  1. this one; that one