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EnglishEdit

PrepositionEdit

sauf

  1. Obsolete form of save.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin salvus.[1] Cognate to Italian salvo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sof/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

sauf (feminine singular sauve, masculine plural saufs, feminine plural sauves)

  1. safe (free from harm)

Related termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

sauf

  1. except, save
    Tout le monde parle français, sauf moi.
    Everyone speaks French, except me.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Picoche, Jacqueline; Jean-Claude Rolland (2009) Dictionnaire étymologique du français (in French), Paris: Dictionnaires Le Robert

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French sauf, from Latin salvus, from Proto-Indo-European *solh₂wós.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sau̯f/, /saːf/, /saf/, /ˈsaːv(ə)/, /ˈsav(ə)/

AdjectiveEdit

sauf

  1. Not having experienced harm, damage, or ill effect:
    1. Free from injury or wounding; unaffected by or safe from injury.
    2. Untarnished, undamaged, whole; well-kept
  2. Safe, having security or protection:
    1. Safe, protected, guarded; unable to be harmed or hurt.
    2. Saved, successfully rescued or guarded; having avoided harm.
    3. Religiously undamned or protected; guaranteed to avoid eternal woe.
    4. Undiminished, having full effect or force, legally effective.
  3. Having concern for, with care or respectfulness towards.
  4. (rare) Guaranteed, ensured, effected.
  5. (rare) Well-meaning, kind, having good intentions.

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DescendantsEdit

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PrepositionEdit

sauf

  1. But, except (for), other than, disregarding, save.

DescendantsEdit

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ConjunctionEdit

sauf

  1. But, rather, on the contrary.
  2. Although, but, nevertheless, however.

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AdverbEdit

sauf

  1. In a safe or secure manner; safely.

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin salvus (safe, well, unharmed, sound, saved, alive), from Proto-Indo-European *solh₂- (integrate, whole).

AdjectiveEdit

sauf m

  1. (Jersey) safe