continu

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin continuus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

continu (feminine contínua, masculine plural continus, feminine plural contínues)

  1. continuous

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French continu, from Old French [Term?], from Latin continuus. Originally appearing in Dutch as an adverb.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔn.tiˈny/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: con‧ti‧nu
  • Rhymes: -y

AdverbEdit

continu

  1. continuously

AdjectiveEdit

continu (not comparable)

  1. continuous (without break, cessation, or interruption in time)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of continu
uninflected continu
inflected continue
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial continu
indefinite m./f. sing. continue
n. sing. continu
plural continue
definite continue
partitive continu's

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DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: kontinu

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French continu, borrowed from Latin continuus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

continu (feminine singular continue, masculine plural continus, feminine plural continues)

  1. continuous, uninterrupted [from 1306]
    Antonym: discontinu
    • 1933, Gaussen, Henri, Géographie des Plantes [Geography of Plants], Armand Colin, page 55:
      Des communications fréquentes, sinon continues, existaient à l'Éocène entre les contrées du Sud de l'Europe et le continent africain.
      Frequent, if not continuous, contact existed during the Eocene between the regions of southern Europe and the African continent.

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Further readingEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested at least as early as 1303, borrowed from Latin continuus.

AdjectiveEdit

continu m (oblique and nominative feminine singular continue)

  1. continuous; without pauses or gaps
  2. (medicine, of a fever) steady; not variable

DescendantsEdit