French edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Middle French difficulté, from Old French difficulté, from Latin difficultātem.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /di.fi.kyl.te/
  • (file)

Noun edit

difficulté f (plural difficultés)

  1. difficulty
    D’autres difficultés se présentent telle que, par exemple, celle d’identifier le véritable original d’un film.
    Other difficulties present themselves; like, for example, that of identifying the true original of a film.

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Descendants edit

  • Romanian: dificultate

Further reading edit

Middle French edit

Etymology edit

From Old French difficulté, from Latin difficultās.

Noun edit

difficulté f (plural difficultez)

  1. difficulty

Descendants edit

Old French edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin difficultās.

Noun edit

difficulté oblique singularf (oblique plural difficultez, nominative singular difficulté, nominative plural difficultez)

  1. difficulty
    • 1239, author and title uncertain
      Seroient tenu a rendre sanz difficulté et sanz contredit
      They will be undertaken to be given without difficulty and without objection

Descendants edit