philosophe

See also: philosophé

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French philosophe.

NounEdit

philosophe (plural philosophes)

  1. Any of the leading philosophers or intellectuals of the 18th-century French Enlightenment.
  2. (derogatory) An incompetent philosopher; a philosophaster.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fi.lɔ.zɔf/
  • (file)

NounEdit

philosophe m or f (plural philosophes)

  1. philosopher

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DescendantsEdit

  • Haitian Creole: filozòf
  • Romanian: filozof
  • Turkish: filozof

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdverbEdit

philosophē (comparative philosophius, superlative philosophissimē)

  1. philosophically

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

philosophe

  1. vocative singular of philosophus

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

philosophe

  1. masculine vocative singular of philosophus

ReferencesEdit

  • philosophe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • philosophe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • philosophe in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

philosophe m (plural philosophes)

  1. philosopher
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 29:
      ung moult preudomme clerc et philosophe trés saige
      a noble, wise clergyman and philosopher

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