See also: Mineur

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /miˈnøːr/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧neur
  • Rhymes: -øːr

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle French mineur.

NounEdit

mineur m (plural mineurs)

  1. sapper, one who undermines enemy lines and fortifications
  2. military engineer

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French mineur.

NounEdit

mineur m or n (plural mineurs)

  1. (music) minor scale
Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mineur (not comparable)

  1. minor (mostly limited to technical jargon)
  2. down, depressed, sad
InflectionEdit
Inflection of mineur
uninflected mineur
inflected mineure
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial mineur
indefinite m./f. sing. mineure
n. sing. mineur
plural mineure
definite mineure
partitive mineurs

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mi.nœʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œʁ

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin minor. Compare the doublet moindre.

AdjectiveEdit

mineur (feminine singular mineure, masculine plural mineurs, feminine plural mineures)

  1. minor
    Antonym: majeur

NounEdit

mineur m (plural mineurs, feminine mineure)

  1. a minor (as defined by the age of majority)
    Antonym: majeur
DescendantsEdit
  • Dutch: mineur

Etymology 2Edit

From miner +‎ -eur

NounEdit

mineur m (plural mineurs, feminine mineuse)

  1. a miner

AnagramsEdit

Further readingEdit


PiedmonteseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mineur m

  1. miner