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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French planche (board). Doublet of plank.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

planche (plural planches)

  1. (gymnastics) A position where the gymnast is horizontal and face-down, using only the hands as support.

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AsturianEdit

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borroewd from French planche, from Latin phalanga.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /planɡsjɘ/, [ˈpʰlɑŋɕɘ]

NounEdit

planche c (singular definite planchen, plural indefinite plancher)

  1. plate (illustration)
  2. poster

InflectionEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French planche, from Vulgar Latin planca, contracted from palanca, from Latin phalanga, from Ancient Greek φάλαγξ (phálanx).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /plɑ̃ʃ/
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NounEdit

planche f (plural planches)

  1. board
  2. spread (picture covering a whole page)
  3. plank
  4. woodcut
  5. board (used for sport, e.g. skateboard or surfboard)
  6. (figuratively) plank, beanpole (very thin person)

DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

planche

  1. inflection of plancher:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Further readingEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin planca, contracted from palanca, from Latin phalanga, possibly through the influence of planus. The Latin term derives from Ancient Greek φάλαγξ (phálanx).

NounEdit

planche f (oblique plural planches, nominative singular planche, nominative plural planches)

  1. plank; board (piece of wood)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (planche, supplement)

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

planche

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