antan

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *ante anu, from Latin ante annum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

antan m ‎(plural antans)

  1. (archaic) last year
  2. yesteryear, the old days
    Mes amours d'antan.

Usage notes[edit]

It is never used as a stand-alone noun anymore, but only preceded by the preposition de (d'antan), thus functioning as an adjectival phrase.

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