cercle

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See also: cerclé

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan cercle, inherited from Latin circulus, diminutive of circus. Doublet of cèrcol and the presumably semi-learnèd círcol (now obsolete). Cf. Occitan cercle.

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Noun[edit]

cercle m (plural cercles)

  1. circle

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cercle, from Latin circulus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cercle m (plural cercles)

  1. (geometry) circle
  2. group of people, circle

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  • Haitian Creole: sèk

Verb[edit]

cercle

  1. inflection of cercler:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan cercle, from Latin circulus, from circus.

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cercle m (plural cercles)

  1. circle

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin circulus, from circus.

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Noun[edit]

cercle m (oblique plural cercles, nominative singular cercles, nominative plural cercle)

  1. circle (shape)

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