diaphane

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Old French, from Medieval Latin diaphanus (diaphanous), from Ancient Greek διαφανής (diaphanḗs), from διά (diá, through) and φαίνω (phaínō, show).

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Noun[edit]

diaphane (plural diaphanes)

  1. something transparent or diaphanous
  2. a woven silk stuff with transparent and colored figures

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin diaphanus (diaphanous), from Ancient Greek διαφανής (diaphanḗs), from διά (diá, through) and φαίνω (phaínō, show).

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Adjective[edit]

diaphane (masculine and feminine, plural diaphanes)

  1. diaphanous, translucent

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diaphane

  1. inflected form of diaphan

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diaphane

  1. vocative masculine singular of diaphanus