galant

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French galant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

galant (feminine galanta, masculine plural galants, feminine plural galantes)

  1. gallant, charming, flirtatious
  2. (colloquial) remarkable, excellent

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense of "excellent", galant precedes the noun it modifies, e.g.

un galant jovea remarkable young man.

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Noun[edit]

galant m (plural galants)

  1. gallant
  2. male lead, hero

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of Old French galer, from Frankish *wala (well), from Proto-Germanic *wal, from Proto-Indo-European *wel(h₁)- (to choose, wish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

galant

  1. present participle of galer

Adjective[edit]

galant (feminine singular galante, masculine plural galants, feminine plural galantes)

  1. gallant, courteous, gentlemanly
  2. flirtatious, amorous; racy

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: galant, galà

Noun[edit]

galant m (plural galants)

  1. (archaic or humorous) suitor, admirer

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Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French galant (brave; noble; chivalrous).

Noun[edit]

galant m (plural galants)

  1. lover

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French galant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant

Adjective[edit]

galant (comparative galanter, superlative am galantesten)

  1. gallant

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French galant (brave; noble; chivalrous).

Noun[edit]

galant m (plural galants)

  1. (Jersey) boyfriend

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

galant

  1. present participle of galer

Adjective[edit]

galant m (oblique and nominative feminine singular galant or galante)

  1. brave; noble; chivalrous

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French galant.

Adjective[edit]

galant m or n (feminine singular galantă, masculine plural galanți, feminine and neuter plural galante)

  1. gallant

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