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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French and Spanish libre (free, at liberty).

PronunciationEdit

The pronunciation is near to French one.

AdjectiveEdit

libre (not comparable)

  1. (free software movement) With very few limitations on distribution or improvement; including source code.
  2. (uncommon) free (as in freedom); independent.

Usage notesEdit

  • The latter sense is mainly used to distinguish from the gratis meaning of the word free.

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AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish libre, from Latin līber, from Old Latin loeber, from Proto-Italic *louðeros, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-er-os, from *h₁lewdʰ- (people).

AdjectiveEdit

libre

  1. Without charge; free, gratis.
  2. Not married; single.
  3. At liberty.
  4. Without burden.

VerbEdit

libre

  1. To treat, to provide someone with (food, drink, or entertainment) at one's own expense.
  2. To pay for another person's purchase.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, borrowed from Latin līber (free), from Old Latin loeber, from Proto-Italic *louðeros, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-er-os, from *h₁lewdʰ- (people).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /libʁ/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: libres
  • Hyphenation: libre

AdjectiveEdit

libre (plural libres)

  1. free, at liberty
    Un homme libre.
    A free man.
  2. clear, free, vacant
    La voie est libre.
    The way is clear.
  3. free, without obligation
    Temps libre.
    Free time.

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese libre, livre, from Latin līber.

AdjectiveEdit

libre m, f (plural libres)

  1. free, not captive, unbound

HiligaynonEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish libre.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

líbre

  1. free; without charge; gratis

InterlingueEdit

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

libre f

  1. plural of libra

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, borrowed from Latin līber (free).

AdjectiveEdit

libre m, f

  1. (Jersey) free

NovialEdit

NounEdit

libre c (plural libres)

  1. book

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan libre, from Latin liber, librum (book).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

libre m (plural libres)

  1. book

Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin liber, librum. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French livre.

NounEdit

libre m (oblique plural libres, nominative singular libres, nominative plural libre)

  1. book

DescendantsEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlibɾe/, [ˈliβɾe]

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin līber, from Old Latin loeber, from Proto-Italic *louðeros, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-er-os, from *h₁lewdʰ- (people).

AdjectiveEdit

libre (plural libres)

  1. free (not imprisoned or enslaved)
  2. free (unconstrained by timidity or distrust)
  3. free (without obligations)
  4. (grammar) free (that can be unattached to another morpheme)
  5. free (without; not containing)
    Synonym: sin
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

libre

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of librar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of librar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of librar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of librar.

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Spanish libre

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

líbre

  1. free; without charge; gratis

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