EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French (à la) diable, from diable (devil), from Old French. Doublet of devil and diablo.

NounEdit

diable (plural diables)

  1. An unglazed earthenware casserole dish.

AdjectiveEdit

diable (not comparable)

  1. (postpositive) Flavored with hot spices.
    sauce diable

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin or Late Latin diabolus, from Ancient Greek διάβολος (diábolos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

diable m (plural diables)

  1. devil

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

diablo +‎ -e

AdverbEdit

diable

  1. devilishly (in a way characteristic of the devil)
  2. terribly, awfully

InterjectionEdit

diable

  1. deuce, damn

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French diable, from Old French diable, deable, a semi-learned borrowing from Ecclesiastical Latin or Late Latin diabolus, from Ancient Greek διάβολος (diábolos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /djabl/, /djɑbl/
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  • (Louisiana, also) IPA(key): [dʒɔb], [dʒawb], [dʒabul]

NounEdit

diable m (plural diables)

  1. (religion, mythology) devil
  2. (colloquial) rogue, (old) devil
  3. hand truck
    • 1954 Institut français d'Afrique noire, Mémoires de l'Institut français d'Afrique noire, p.179
      ... l'ensemble a l'aspect d'une brouette ou d'un diable, mais ne peut être que tiré, car, en poussant, la roue sortirait ...
      ... the whole has the appearance of a wheelbarrow or a hand truck, but can only be pulled, because, when pushed, the wheel would come out ...
    • 1996 Charles-Édouard de Suremain, Jours ordinaires à la finca: une grande plantation de café au Guatemala p.172
      En milieu d'après-midi, juste avant la pluie, un ouvrier ramasse le café de consommation à l'aide d'un « diable », une sorte de repoussoir en bois qui a la forme d'une caisse ouverte, qu'il pousse devant lui.
      By mid-afternoon, just before the rain, a worker picks the coffee for consumption with the aid of a "devil", a kind of trolley of wood in the form of an open box, which is pushed before you.
    • 2011 Louis Cagin and Laetitia Nicolas, Construire en pierre sèche p.35
      Déplacer une pierre avec une brouette ou un diable
      Moving a stone with a wheelbarrow or a hand truck
      Diable à roues pneumatiques
      hand truck with pneumatic wheels.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Haitian Creole: dyab
  • English: diable, diablo

Proper nounEdit

le diable m

  1. the Devil

InterjectionEdit

diable

  1. (dated) dash it!, deuce!

Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French diable, deable.

Proper nounEdit

le diable m

  1. the Devil

NounEdit

diable m (plural diables)

  1. devil

AdjectiveEdit

diable m or f (plural diables)

  1. evil

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • diable on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

NovialEdit

NounEdit

diable (plural diables)

  1. devil

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Semi-learned borrowing from Ecclesiastical Latin or Late Latin diabolus, from Ancient Greek διάβολος (diábolos).

Proper nounEdit

diable m (nominative singular diables)

  1. the Devil

DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

diable

  1. inflection of diabli:
    1. neuter nominative singular
    2. neuter accusative singular
    3. neuter vocative singular
    4. nonvirile nominative plural
    5. nonvirile accusative plural
    6. nonvirile vocative plural

NounEdit

diable m

  1. inflection of diabeł:
    1. locative singular
    2. vocative singular