clair

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See also: Clair, clàir, cláir, and Cláir

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cler, from Old French cler, from Latin clārus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kelh₁- (to call”, “to shout).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

clair (feminine claire, masculine plural clairs, feminine plural claires)

  1. clear (see-through)
  2. clear (understandable)
  3. (of a color) light (having a light shade, not dark)
    • 2018, Zaz, Nos Vies
      On est des étoiles dans ce ciel bleu clair et on mettra les voiles quand on pourra le faire.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    bleu clairlight blue

Noun[edit]

clair m (plural clairs)

  1. light
    • Au clair de la lune, mon ami Pierrot, Donnez-moi une plume pour écrire un mot...
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Adverb[edit]

clair

  1. clearly
    Il voit clair.He sees clearly.

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English clere, from Old French cler, from Latin clārus.

Adjective[edit]

clair (comparative clairer, superlative clairest)

  1. Clear.