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]

From Late Latin mundus (world).

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.

Interjection[edit]

monde

  1. (Louisiana) good heavens
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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. dress

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monde f pl

  1. feminine plural of mondo

Noun[edit]

monde f pl

  1. plural of monda

Middle French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old French < Latin mundus (world).

Noun[edit]

monde m (plural mondes)

  1. the world

Etymology 2[edit]

Old French < Latin mundus.

Adjective[edit]

monde m or f (plural mondes)

  1. clean; pure

Descendants[edit]

  • French: monde

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin mundus.

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

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mundus (world).

Noun[edit]

monde m (plural mondes)

  1. world