figurer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

figure +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

figurer (plural figurers)

  1. One who figures or calculates.
    • 1962, The Book of Knowledge: The Children's Encyclopedia (page 1655)
      With its aid they are quick and nimble figurers. The next digital computer was the adding or calculating machine first completed in 1642 by the French mathematician Blaise Pascal.

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

figurer

  1. indefinite plural of figur

Verb[edit]

figurer

  1. imperative of figurere

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin figurare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fi.ɡy.ʁe/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

figurer

  1. to appear (in a list, etc.), to be included; to represent
  2. (reflexive) to imagine, picture
    • 1862, Victor Hugo, Les Misérables, I.1.vi:
      Rien de plus simple à se figurer que la chambre à coucher de l'évêque.
      Nothing could be simpler than picturing the bishop's bed-chamber.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

figūrer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of figūrō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

figurer m

  1. indefinite plural of figur

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

figurer

  1. indefinite plural of figur