chacun

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French chascun, from Old French chascun, from Vulgar Latin *cascunum, *casquunum, a conflation of quisque unum ‘each one’ + *cata unum, a variant form showing a derivative of Ancient Greek κατά ‎(katá) (this variant form survived into Old French as chaün). Compare Occitan cadun, chascun, Catalan cadascun, Italian ciascuno.

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Pronoun[edit]

chacun m ‎(feminine chacune)

  1. each, each one
    Ces fromages coutent 1 euro chacun.
    These cheeses cost 1 euro each.
  2. every, everyone
    Chacun pour soi.
    Everyone for themselves.

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