prophete

See also: Prophete and prophète

LatinEdit

NounEdit

prophētē

  1. ablative/vocative singular of prophētēs

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old English propheta, from Latin prophēta, from Ancient Greek προφήτης (prophḗtēs); reinforced by Anglo-Norman prophete.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈprɔfɛːt(ə)/, /ˈprɔfɛt(ə)/, /ˈprɔfit(ə)/, /ˈprɔfət(ə)/

NounEdit

prophete (plural prophetes)

  1. A prophet; one who expounds upon a divine message or a purported one (especially used of Christ and the Biblical prophets).
  2. One of the portions of the Old Testament which covers the prophets.
  3. (rare) A messenger; one who announces or proclaims something.
  4. (rare) A foreteller; one who divines or previews.
  5. (rare) A musical or poetic figure.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: prophet
  • Scots: prophet

ReferencesEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin propheta, from Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

prophete m (plural prophetes)

  1. prophet (chiefly Biblical, with respect to Christianity)

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin propheta, from Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

prophete m (oblique plural prophetes, nominative singular prophetes, nominative plural prophete)

  1. prophet (chiefly Biblical, with respect to Christianity)

DescendantsEdit