mauvais

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French malvais (1080), from Latin malifātius (1st c.AD), from malum (bad) + fatum (fate).[1][2].

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mauvais m (feminine mauvaise, masculine plural mauvais, feminine plural mauvaises)

  1. bad
  2. wrong, incorrect

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nouveau dictionnaire étymologique, Lib. Larousse, 1971
  2. ^ Centre National de Ressources Textuelles et Lexicales

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French malvais (1080), from Latin malifātius (1st c.AD), from malum (bad) + fatum (fate).

Adjective[edit]

mauvais m (feminine mauvaise, masculine plural mauvais, feminine plural mauvaises)

  1. bad

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French malvais (1080), from Latin malifātius (1st c.AD), from malum (bad) + fatum (fate).

Adjective[edit]

mauvais m (feminine mauvaise, masculine plural mauvais, feminine plural mauvaises)

  1. bad

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mauvais m

  1. Alternative form of malvais.