フラン

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French franc, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin Franc (a Frank), from Frankish *Frank (a Frank).

Compare also Old High German Franko (a Frank), Old English Franca (a Frank). See also Feringhee.

Noun[edit]

フラン (romaji furan)

  1. A franc.

Etymology 2[edit]

From French flan (cheesecake, custard tart, flan), from Old French flaon, from Late Latin fladonem, accusative of flado (flat cake), from Frankish *flado (flat cake), from Proto-Germanic *fladu- (flat, broad), from Proto-Indo-European *plat-, *pla- (flat, broad), from Proto-Indo-European *pele- (to spread out, broad, flat).

Akin to Old High German flado (flat cake, offering cake) (German Fladen), Dutch vla (baked custard).

Noun[edit]

フラン (romaji furan)

  1. A flan, a crème caramel.