See also: Clair, clàir, cláir, and Cláir

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French cler, from Old French cler, from Latin clārus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kelh₁- (to call”, “to shout).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

clair (feminine claire, masculine plural clairs, feminine plural claires)

  1. clear (see-through)
  2. clear (understandable)
  3. (of a color) light (having a light shade, not dark)
    • 2018, Zaz, Nos Vies
      On est des étoiles dans ce ciel bleu clair et on mettra les voiles quand on pourra le faire.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    bleu clairlight blue

NounEdit

clair m (plural clairs)

  1. light
    • Au clair de la lune, mon ami Pierrot, Donnez-moi une plume pour écrire un mot...
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

clair

  1. clearly
    Il voit clair.He sees clearly.

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ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English clere, from Old French cler, from Latin clārus.

AdjectiveEdit

clair (comparative clairer, superlative clairest)

  1. Clear.