See also: Franc, frânc, and franc.

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French franc

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 
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franc (plural francs)

  1. A former unit of currency of France, Belgium and Luxembourg, replaced by the euro.
  2. Any of several units of currency, some of which are multi-national (West African CFA Franc (XOF), Central African CFA Franc (XAF), the Swiss franc (CHF)) while others are national currencies.

Usage notesEdit

The word franc is abbreviated 'F' in ISO 4217 currency codes, usually prepended by the country's 2-letter alpha code in the case of national currencies:

  • BIF: Burundi Franc
  • CDF: Congolese Franc
  • CHF: Swiss franc
  • DJF: Djibouti Franc
  • GNF: Guinean Franc
  • KMF: Comorian Franc
  • RAF: Rwandan Franc
  • XAF: Central African Franc
  • XOF: West African Franc

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CatalanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin Francus, perhaps via Old French franc.

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AdjectiveEdit

franc (feminine franca, masculine plural francs, feminine plural franques)

  1. free, exempt
  2. frank, unrestrained
  3. (historical) Frankish

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NounEdit

franc m (plural francs)

  1. franc (currency)

NounEdit

franc m (plural francs, feminine franca)

  1. Frank (one of the Franks)

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French franc.

NounEdit

franc c (singular definite francen, plural indefinite franc)

  1. franc (currency)

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French franc, from Old French franc (free, genuine, sincere), from Late Latin Francus (a Frank), from Frankish *Frank (a Frank), a name probably taken from Proto-Germanic *frankô, *frakkōn (spear), from Proto-Indo-European *preng-, *pregn- (pole, stalk). Cognate with Old Norse frakka (javelin, throwing spit), Old English franca (javelin, lance).

AdjectiveEdit

franc (feminine singular franche, masculine plural francs, feminine plural franches)

  1. free
    Il a fait cette action de sa pure et franche volonté.
    His action was performed out of his free will.
  2. frank
  3. full
    4 jours francs4 full days
  4. tax-free
    Port francFree port
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle French franc, from Medieval Latin Franc (a Frank), from Frankish *Frank (a Frank) (see Etymology 1). Compare also Old High German Franko (a Frank), Old English Franca (a Frank). See also Feringhee.

NounEdit

franc m (plural francs)

  1. (monetary) franc
  2. Frank

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afar: faranká

AdjectiveEdit

franc (feminine singular franque, masculine plural francs, feminine plural franques)

  1. Frankish, Franconian.

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Francī, plural of Francus (Frank, French). The noun meaning "syphilis" possibly derives from the noun phrase franc betegség ("French disease").

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franc (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) French

NounEdit

franc (plural francok)

  1. (obsolete) French
  2. (archaic) syphilis
  3. (slang or vulgar) damn, hell
    Synonyms: (colloquial or slang) fene, (vulgar) picsa
    A francba!Damn/Shit!
    Menj a francba!Go to hell!
  4. (slang or vulgar) the heck, the hell (expletive used for emphasis after an interrogative term)
    Synonyms: (colloquial or slang) fene, (vulgar) picsa
    Hogy a francba fogod kifizetni az adósságodat?How the heck are you going to pay your debt?
    Mi a franc van ezzel a tévével?What the heck is with this television?
    Mi a francért/francnak akar idejönni ez a nyavalyás?Why the heck does this bastard want to come here?
    Ki a francot érdekel ez a marhaság?Who the heck is interested in this rubbish?

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative franc francok
accusative francot francokat
dative francnak francoknak
instrumental franccal francokkal
causal-final francért francokért
translative franccá francokká
terminative francig francokig
essive-formal francként francokként
essive-modal
inessive francban francokban
superessive francon francokon
adessive francnál francoknál
illative francba francokba
sublative francra francokra
allative franchoz francokhoz
elative francból francokból
delative francról francokról
ablative franctól francoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
francé francoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
francéi francokéi
Possessive forms of franc
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. francom francaim
2nd person sing. francod francaid
3rd person sing. franca francai
1st person plural francunk francaink
2nd person plural francotok francaitok
3rd person plural francuk francaik

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Middle FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

franc m (plural frans)

  1. franc (unit of currency)

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franc m (feminine singular franche, masculine plural frans, feminine plural franches)

  1. noble

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French franc (free, genuine, sincere), from Late Latin Franc (a Frank), of Frankish origin.

AdjectiveEdit

franc m

  1. (Jersey) frank

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

franc m (definite singular francen, indefinite plural franc, definite plural francane)

  1. (numismatics) franc

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Francus, thought to be from Frankish.

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franc m (oblique and nominative feminine singular franche)

  1. French
  2. free
  3. noble; of noble descent
  4. brave; valiant

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French Franc.

NounEdit

franc m (plural franci)

  1. a Frank (Germanic tribe)
DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

franc m or n (feminine singular francă, masculine plural franci, feminine and neuter plural france)

  1. of a Frank, Frankish
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French franc (noun).

NounEdit

franc m (plural franci)

  1. (numismatics) a franc (currency)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from French franc (adjective).

AdjectiveEdit

franc m or n (feminine singular francă, masculine plural franci, feminine and neuter plural france)

  1. frank, sincere, honest
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