vivant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French vivant (living).

Noun[edit]

vivant

  1. (card games) In mort, bridge, and similar games, the partner of dummy.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of vivre, probably a calque of Latin vīvēns, vīventem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vivant m (feminine vivante, masculine plural vivants, feminine plural vivantes)

  1. alive; living
    Je croyais qu'il était mort, mais il est encore vivant.
    I thought he was dead, but he's still alive.

Verb[edit]

vivant

  1. Present participle of vivre.

Noun[edit]

vivant m (plural vivants, feminine vivante)

  1. a living person

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

vīvant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of vīvō

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of vivre, probably a calque of Latin vīvēns, vīventem.

Adjective[edit]

vivant m, f

  1. living; alive

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

vivant

  1. Present participle of vivre.

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