Dauphin

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See also: dauphin and dauphîn

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

French dauphin

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Dauphin (countable and uncountable, plural Dauphins)

  1. A placename
    1. Dauphin, MB, CA (a city in Manitoba, Canada).
    2. Dauphin, AHP, FR (a commune of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Southeastern France, France).
    3. Dauphin, PA, US (a borough of Pennsylvania).
  2. (aristocracy) The crown prince of France, from his title as dauphin.

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French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /do.fɛ̃/
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Proper noun[edit]

Dauphin m (countable and uncountable, plural Dauphins)

  1. (geography) Dauphin, a placename
    1. Dauphin, AHP, FR (a commune of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Southeastern France, France)
    2. Dauphin, MB, CA (a city in Manitoba, Canada)
  2. (aristocracy) Dauphin, the crown prince of France, from his title, dauphin

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  • English: Dauphin

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French dauphin, from Old French dalphin, from Latin delphīnus, from Ancient Greek δελφίς (delphís); doublet of delphyn, which some forms are influenced by.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dau̯ˈfiːn/, /dɔ(l)ˈfiːn/, /dɛ(l)ˈfiːn/

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Dauphin (uncountable)

  1. (Late Middle English) The Dauphin (French crown prince)

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