chascun

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chascun.

Pronoun[edit]

chascun m ‎(feminine chascune, masculine plural chascuns, feminine plural chascunes)

  1. each one; every one
    • Ceste oraison dicte par quatre foys, & autant par nous taisiblement murmurée, chascun pour se purger se lava les mains d’eau de fontaine vive (L'Arcadie-Trad-Massin, published 1544, Paris)
      We repeated this four times under our breaths; then each one of us cleansed our hands in the water from the fountain.

Adjective[edit]

chascun m ‎(feminine singular chascune, masculine plural chascuns, feminine plural chascunes)

  1. each; every

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cascunum, *casquunum, from a crossing of quisque unum with *catunum < cata unum. Latin cata was a borrowing from Ancient Greek κατά ‎(katá). The variant Old French forms chaün, cheün, and earlier *cadhun (first attested in 842 in the Serments de Strasbourg as cadhuna) derive directly from *catunum.

Pronoun[edit]

chascun m ‎(feminine chascune, masculine plural chascuns, feminine plural chascunes)

  1. each one; every one

Adjective[edit]

chascun m ‎(oblique and nominative feminine singular chascune)

  1. each; every

Declension[edit]

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Old Provençal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cascunum, *casquunum, from a crossing of quisque unum with *catunum < cata unum. Latin cata derives from Ancient Greek κατά ‎(katá). Compare Old French chascun; cf. also Old Catalan quiscun, modern Catalan cadascun.

Adjective[edit]

chascun m ‎(feminine singular chascuna, masculine plural chascuns, feminine plural chascunas)

  1. each one; every one

Descendants[edit]