See also: soldé

French edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /sɔld/
  • (file)

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed, with influence from the second etymology, from Italian saldo, from saldare.

Noun edit

solde m (plural soldes)

  1. (finance) balance (list of credits and debits)
  2. sale (discount period in e.g. a shop)

Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Middle French solde, soulde, borrowed from Italian soldo (money, pay or salary for a soldier), from Latin soldus (solid), an optional syncope from solidus.

Doublet of sou and solide.

Noun edit

solde f (plural soldes)

  1. pay of a soldier or other military person
  2. pay generally
    congé sans solde, unpaid leave
Related terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Verb edit


  1. inflection of solder:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading edit

Latin edit

Adjective edit


  1. vocative masculine singular of soldus

Portuguese edit

Verb edit


  1. inflection of soldar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Sardinian edit

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

solde m (plural soldes)

  1. worm
    Synonym: belme

See also edit