beauté

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French[edit]

"Une beauté" often means a beautiful young woman.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French beauté, from Old French biauté, from Medieval Latin *bellitās (beauty), from Latin bellus (beautiful, fair).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bo.te/
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Noun[edit]

beauté f (plural beautés)

  1. beauty
    La beauté est une notion abstraite liée à de nombreux aspects de l'existence humaine. Ce concept est étudié principalement par la discipline philosophique de l'esthétique, mais il est également abordé en partie par d'autres domaines.
    Beauty is an abstract notion linked to many aspects of human existence. This concept is studied principally in philosophy and aesthetics, but it is also treated in other disciplines.

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

beauté f (plural beautez)

  1. Alternative form of beaulté

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

beauté f (oblique plural beautez, nominative singular beauté, nominative plural beautez)

  1. Alternative form of biauté