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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French riant.

AdjectiveEdit

riant (comparative more riant, superlative most riant)

  1. When said of a person or a person's manner: mirthful, cheerful, smiling, light-hearted.
  2. When said of place, landscape or view: having a pleasant appearance, looking bright or cheerful.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁi.jɑ̃/
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  • Rhymes: -jɑ̃

VerbEdit

riant

  1. present participle of rire
  2. (preceded by en) gerund of rire

AdjectiveEdit

riant (feminine singular riante, masculine plural riants, feminine plural riantes)

  1. laughing (in the process of laughing)

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Old FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

riant

  1. present participle of rire

AdjectiveEdit

riant m (oblique and nominative feminine singular riant)

  1. laughing
  2. (by extension) joyous; happy

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NounEdit

riant

  1. Soft mutation of rhiant.