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EtymologyEdit

From Old French malade, from Latin male habitus (ill-kept, not in good condition).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ma.lad/
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AdjectiveEdit

malade (plural malades)

  1. ill, unwell, sick
    Elle est si malade qu’elle ne peut pas venir.
    She is so ill that she cannot come.
  2. (informal) Mentally disturbed; crazy; nuts; mental.

NounEdit

malade m or f (plural malades)

  1. An ill or sick person; a patient.
  2. (informal) Somebody who is crazy; a nutcase.
    • 1996, Chrystine Brouillet, C'est pour mieux t'aimer, mon enfant, →ISBN, page 53:
      "Ciboire! Il a joui en l'étranglant! C'est un hostie de malade!." — What the hell! He came while strangling him. He's a damn nutcase!
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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French malade

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

malade (comparative malader, superlative am maladesten)

  1. ill, unwell, sick

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French malade, from Latin male habitus (ill-kept, not in good condition).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

malade m or f

  1. (Jersey) ill

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Old FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

malade m (oblique and nominative feminine singular malade)

  1. ill, unwell, sick

DescendantsEdit

  • French: malade