See also: Faible

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French foible, from Old French feble, foible, from Vulgar Latin *febilis, dissimilated form of Latin flēbilis. Doublet of flébile, a borrowing. Compare English feeble.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

faible (plural faibles)

  1. weak
  2. lacking endurance
  3. low, small (amount, degree, percentage)

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NounEdit

faible m (plural faibles)

  1. weakness, soft spot (for someone/something)
    J'ai un faible pour Schubert.I have a weakness for Schubert.

DescendantsEdit

  • German: Faible

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