lointain

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French loingtien, from Vulgar Latin *longitānus, from Latin longē. Compare Italian lontano.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lwɛ̃.tɛ̃/
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Adjective[edit]

lointain (feminine singular lointaine, masculine plural lointains, feminine plural lointaines)

  1. distant, remote, far-off

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Noun[edit]

lointain m (plural lointains)

  1. A far-off place
    dans le lointain
    in the distance

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