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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *fēbelis, from Latin flēbilis (tearful, mournful, lamentable) by dissimilation, from fleō (I weep) (akin to fluō (to flow)).

AdjectiveEdit

feble (masculine and feminine plural febles)

  1. weak, feeble
    Synonym: dèbil
    Antonym: fort

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DescendantsEdit

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

febla (weak) +‎ -e

AdverbEdit

feble

  1. weakly, dimly, faintly, feebly, lightly, mildly

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman, Old French feble. See English feeble.

AdjectiveEdit

feble

  1. feeble; weak

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *fēbelis, from Latin flēbilis (tearful, mournful, lamentable) by dissimilation.

AdjectiveEdit

feble m (oblique and nominative feminine singular feble)

  1. weak; feeble

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DescendantsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Catalan feble, from Vulgar Latin *fēbelis, from Latin flēbilis (tearful, mournful, lamentable).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeble/, [ˈfeβle]

AdjectiveEdit

feble (plural febles)

  1. feeble
    Synonym: débil

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