vertu

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin virtūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vertu f (plural vertus)

  1. virtue

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vertu

  1. Imperative singular of vertun.
  2. (colloquial)First-person singular present of vertun.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French and Anglo-Norman vertu

Noun[edit]

vertu (plural vertus)

  1. virtue (goodness, moralness)
    • circa 1380, John Wycliffe, Peter 4:14, The Holy Bible:
      ye schulen be blessid; for that that is of the onour, and of the glorie, and of the vertu of God
      you shall be blessed, for that is of the honor, and of the glory, and of the virtue of God

Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

vertu f (plural vertus)

  1. virtue (goodness, moralness)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin virtūs

Noun[edit]

vertu f (oblique plural vertus, nominative singular vertu, nominative plural vertus)

  1. valour; honour; goodness; virtue

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