flanc

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flanc f (plural flancs)

  1. flank

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *hlanka, from Proto-Indo-European *kleng- (to turn, bend). Cognate with Italian fianco.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flɑ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

flanc m (plural flancs)

  1. side (of person); side, flank (of animal)
  2. (military) flank
  3. side, slope (of mountain etc.)
  4. (heraldry) flaunch

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  • Portuguese: flanco
  • Spanish: flanco

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *hlanka, from Proto-Germanic *hlankō. More at English flank.

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flanc m (oblique plural flans, nominative singular flans, nominative plural flanc)

  1. side; flank (anatomy, side of a person)
    • 12th Century, Unknown, Raoul de Cambrai:
      El flanc senestre li a l'espié bagnié
      He bathed this sword in his left side

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French flanc.

Noun[edit]

flanc n (plural flancuri)

  1. flank

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