ladre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anthroponymic. From Latin Lazarus (via the accusative Lazarum)[1], via an intermediate form lazdre after the elision of the second a.[2] The form the French derived from had the stress on the first syllable.[2]

Doublet of Lazare, which was borrowed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ladre m or f (plural ladres)

  1. miser
  2. leper (person with leprosy)

Adjective[edit]

ladre (plural ladres)

  1. miserly
  2. leprous (having leprosy)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rey, Alain. Dictionnaire historique de la langue francaise. Page 1232: LAZRE
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pope, Mildred K. From Latin to Modern French. Page 148. Section 370.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ladre f pl

  1. feminine plural of ladro

Noun[edit]

ladre f

  1. plural of ladra

Anagrams[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ladre

  1. Alternative form of ladder

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin latrō

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ladre m (oblique plural ladres, nominative singular ladres, nominative plural ladre)

  1. leper (person with leprosy)

Descendants[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ladre

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of ladrar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of ladrar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of ladrar.