monde

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See also: Monde and mondé

English[edit]

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the monde is the ball below the cross

Etymology[edit]

From French monde.

Noun[edit]

monde (plural mondes)

  1. A ball-like object, located near the top of a crown, symbolizing the globe.
    • 1754, Alexander Drummond, Travels through different cities of Germany, Italy, Greece and several parts of Asia as far as the banks of the Euphrates:
      Jesus Christ is represented as a lad about twelve years old, in a tunic and robe of brocade, with a full, fair wig, a gold crown much larger than the head, and a monde in his hand.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

monde

  1. plural of mond

Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mundus.

Noun[edit]

monde m (plural mondes)

  1. world

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɔ̃d/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Latin mundus (world) which replaced the inherited Old French mont.

Noun[edit]

monde m (plural mondes)

  1. world
    C'est la plus belle fille du monde.
    She is the most beautiful girl in the world.
  2. people
    Le monde m'agace quelquefois.
    People annoy me sometimes.
    La salle était noire de monde.
    The room was full of people.
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Descendants[edit]
  • Saint Dominican Creole French: monde
    • Haitian Creole: moun
  • English: monde

Interjection[edit]

monde

  1. (Louisiana) good heavens

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin mundus (pure; clean).

Adjective[edit]

monde (plural mondes)

  1. (archaic) pure; clean
    Antonym: immonde

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Guaraní[edit]

Verb[edit]

monde

  1. to dress

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French monde (world).

Verb[edit]

monde

  1. (Saint-Domingue) a person
    Hinder nion monde dans bisoin.To help a person in need.

Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: moun

References[edit]

  • S.J Ducoeurjoly, Manuel des habitans de Saint-Domingue, contenant un précis de l'histoire de cette île

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmon.de/
  • Rhymes: -onde
  • Hyphenation: món‧de

Adjective[edit]

monde f pl

  1. feminine plural of mondo

Noun[edit]

monde f pl

  1. plural of monda

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old French < Latin mundus (world).

Noun[edit]

monde m (plural mondes)

  1. the world
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Old French < Latin mundus.

Adjective[edit]

monde m or f (plural mondes)

  1. clean; pure
Descendants[edit]

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin mundus.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

monde m (oblique plural mondes, nominative singular mondes, nominative plural monde)

  1. the world
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin mundus.

Adjective[edit]

monde m (oblique and nominative feminine singular monde)

  1. clean; pure
Descendants[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

monde

  1. inflection of mondar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mundus (world).

Noun[edit]

monde m (plural mondes)

  1. world