profond

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin profundus. Spelt profont in Old French, the d was added back to reflect the original Latin spelling.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

profond m ‎(feminine singular profonde, masculine plural profonds, feminine plural profondes)

  1. deep
    le lac est profond de 100 mètres - the lake is 100 metres deep
  2. profound

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Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French profont.

AdjectiveEdit

profond m (feminine singular profonde, masculine plural profonds, feminine plural profondes)

  1. deep (of water, etc.)

NounEdit

profond m (plural profonds)

  1. bottom (lowest part)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • profond on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)
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