terrien

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EtymologyEdit

terre +‎ -ien

AdjectiveEdit

terrien m ‎(feminine singular terrienne, masculine plural terriens, feminine plural terriennes)

  1. (attributive) land, earth
    propriété terrienne - landholding
  2. earthly (relating to the Earth)
  3. possessing land, earth
    C'est un propriétaire terrien - He is a landowner

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NounEdit

terrien m ‎(plural terriens, feminine terrienne)

  1. Earthling (inhabitant of the planet Earth)
  2. landlubber

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AdjectiveEdit

terrien ‎(feminine terriene)

  1. earth (made of mud, dirt, etc.)
  2. earthly (or, relating to or from the Earth)
  3. terrestrial; earthly (as opposed heavenly)
    • 13th century, Unknown, La Vie de Saint Laurent, page 10, column 1, final line:
      que ne dout torment terrien
      who don't fear terrestrial torment

NounEdit

terrien m ‎(oblique plural terriens, nominative singular terriens, nominative plural terrien)

  1. Earthling, as opposed to a Heavenly being
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