dauphine

See also: Dauphiné

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French dauphine.

NounEdit

dauphine (plural dauphines)

  1. The wife of the dauphin; dauphiness.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dauphine in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


CzechEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French dauphine

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdofɪn]
  • Hyphenation: dau‧phine

NounEdit

dauphine m anim (indeclinable)

  1. dauphine, the wife of the dauphin
    • 1909, “Trůn a popraviště”, in Světozor[1], volume 35, page 1203:
      Starý král, všemocný Ludvík XV., pozvedl ji, jak před ním poklekla, objal a políbil jako otec – vkládaje ji do náruče svému vnukovi, s nímž měla sdíleti osudy života i trůnu… А celá Paříž byla u vytržení nad krásou a něžností mladistvé dauphine.
      The old king, almighty Louis XV, raised her as she kneeled down in front of him, hugged her and kissed her like her father – passing her into the arms of his grandson, with whom she was supposed to share the fate of his life and throne… And the whole Paris was excited of the beauty and tenderness of the young dauphine.

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdofɛːnɛ]
  • Hyphenation: dau‧phi‧ne

NounEdit

dauphine

  1. vocative singular of dauphin
    • 1858, Josef Čejka, Král Jindřich V.[2], translation of The Life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare:
      Pročež vojvoda Berry, a Bretagne'ský,
      Brabantský, Orleanský, ať se zdvihnou,
      též vy, dauphine princi, v rychlém spěchu
      osaďte a ozbrojte pevná města
      i lidem udatným, i vším co chrání []
      Therefore the Dukes of Berri and of Bretagne,
      Of Brabant and of Orleans, shall make forth,
      And you, Prince Dauphin, with all swift dispatch,
      To line and new repair our towns of war
      With men of courage and with means defendantí []

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dauphine f (plural dauphines)

  1. female equivalent of dauphin

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