maint

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French maint, from Old French maint, meint (many), from Frankish *menigda, *managda (a large quantity, a great many), from Proto-Germanic *managiþō (large quantity, multitude), from Proto-Indo-European *monegʰ- (many). Cognate with Middle Dutch menichte (multitude, great number), Middle High German mennichte (quantity), Old English menigdu (group of people). More at many.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maint (feminine singular mainte, masculine plural maints, feminine plural maintes)

  1. (archaic or literary) many

Pronoun[edit]

maint

  1. (rare or literary) many

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French maint.

Adjective[edit]

maint m (feminine singular mainte, masculine plural maints, feminine plural maintes)

  1. many; a lot of

Descendants[edit]

  • French: maint (archaic)

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *menigda, *managda (a large quantity, a great many), from Proto-Germanic *managiþō (large quantity, multitude), from Proto-Indo-European *monegʰ- (many).

Adverb[edit]

maint (invariable)

  1. very; a lot

Adjective[edit]

maint m (oblique and nominative feminine singular mainte)

  1. many

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