riant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French riant

Adjective[edit]

riant (comparative more riant, superlative most riant)

  1. When said of a person or a person's manner: mirthful, cheerful, smiling, light-hearted.
  2. When said of place, landscape or view: having a pleasant appearance, looking bright or cheerful.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

riant

  1. Present participle of rire.

Adjective[edit]

riant m (feminine riante, masculine plural riants, feminine plural riantes)

  1. laughing (in the process of laughing)

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Old French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

riant

  1. Present participle of rire.

Adjective[edit]

riant m, f

  1. laughing
  2. (by extension) joyous; happy

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