afront

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ front

Adverb[edit]

afront (not comparable)

  1. in front; face to face

Preposition[edit]

afront

  1. in front of
    • a. 1597, Shakespeare, William, Henry IV, Part 1, act 2, scene 4, lines 195–197:
      These four came all afront, and mainly thrust / at me. I made me no more ado, but took all their seven / points in my target, thus!

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French affront. [First attested in 1666.][1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaf.rɔnt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -afrɔnt
  • Syllabification: af‧ront

Noun[edit]

afront m inan

  1. affront (insult)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:obraza
    osobisty afronta personal affront
    dyplomatyczny afronta tactful affront
    publiczny afronta public affront
    kolejny afrontthe next affront
    podobny afronta similar affront
    czynić/uczynić afrontto commit an affront
    robić/zrobić afrontto affront

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

verb

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teresa Sokołowska (01.02.2021), “AFRONT”, in Elektroniczny Słownik Języka Polskiego XVII i XVIII Wieku [Electronic Dictionary of the Polish Language of the XVII and XVIII Century]
  • Pęzik, Piotr; Przepiórkowski, A.; Bańko, M.; Górski, R.; Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, B (2012) Wyszukiwarka PELCRA dla danych NKJP. Narodowy Korpus Języka Polskiego [National Polish Language Corpus, PELCRA search engine]‎[1], Wydawnictwo PWN

Further reading[edit]

  • afront in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • afront in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French affront.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈfront/
  • Hyphenation: a‧front

Noun[edit]

afront n (plural afronturi)

  1. affront, public insult

Declension[edit]

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