fraile

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fraile

  1. Obsolete spelling of frail

Anagrams[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfrai̯.le/, [ˈfräi̯l̺e]
  • Hyphenation: frài‧le

Adjective[edit]

fraile (masculine and feminine plural fraili)

  1. Obsolete form of frale.

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fragilis. Compare the borrowed term fragile.

Adjective[edit]

fraile m (oblique and nominative feminine singular fraile)

  1. fragile; frail
    • 11th century, La Vie de Saint Alexis
      Vielz est e frailes, tot s’en vait declinant
      It is old and frail, everything keeps declining

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: frail
  • French: frêle

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Occitan fraire, from Latin frater.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɾaile/, [ˈfɾai̯le]

Noun[edit]

fraile m (plural frailes)

  1. friar
    Synonym: fray