See also: Levite and lévité

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NounEdit

lévite m ‎(plural lévites)

  1. Levite (member of the Hebrew tribe Levi)

NounEdit

lévite f ‎(plural lévites)

  1. Levite (a loose man's garment)
    • 1845, Alexandre Dumas, Le Comte de Monte-Cristo, page 141:
      — Et vêtu, demanda vivement Villefort, vêtu de quelle façon ?
      — D’une grande lévite bleue boutonnée du haut en bas ; décoré de la Légion d’honneur.
      — "And clothed," Villefort asked vivaciously, "clothed in what manner?"
      — "In a large, blue Levite buttoned from top-to-bottom, decorated with the Légion d'honneur."

VerbEdit

lévite

  1. first-person singular present indicative of léviter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of léviter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of léviter
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of léviter
  5. second-person singular imperative of léviter

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