Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French senz, sens, sans, san, from Latin sine (without) conflated with absēns (absent, remote).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsau̯ns/, /ˈsans/, /ˈsau̯n/, /ˈsan/

PrepositionEdit

saunz

  1. without, lacking, sans

DescendantsEdit

  • English: sans
  • Scots: sans (obsolete)

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