sauvage

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Vulgar Latin *salvāticus, from Latin silvāticus, from silva (forest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective 1[edit]

sauvage (masculine and feminine, plural sauvages)

  1. wild, untamed

Adjective 2[edit]

sauvage m (feminine sauvagesse, masculine plural sauvages, feminine plural sauvagesses)

  1. (chiefly Canada, obsolete, offensive) Amerindian

Noun[edit]

sauvage m (plural sauvages, feminine sauvagesse)

  1. (chiefly Canada, obsolete, offensive) Amerindian

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Vulgar Latin *salvāticus, from Latin silvāticus, from silva (forest).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

sauvage m, f (masculine and feminine plural sauvages)

  1. (Jersey) wild; untamed

Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sauvage m, f

  1. wild; untamed

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