ouvert

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See also: ouvèrt

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French ouvert. Doublet of overt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ouvert (plural ouverts)

  1. (ballet) A position in which the feet are apart, or a movement which brings them apart.
  2. (fashion) An open-crotch undergarment.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French ouvert, from Old French overt, from Vulgar Latin *opertus, from Latin apertus. Doublet of apert.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ouvert (feminine ouverte, masculine plural ouverts, feminine plural ouvertes)

  1. open
    Antonym: fermé

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Participle[edit]

ouvert (feminine ouverte, masculine plural ouverts, feminine plural ouvertes)

  1. past participle of ouvrir

Descendants[edit]

  • Antillean Creole: ouvè
  • Haitian Creole: ouvè
  • Louisiana Creole French: ouvèr
  • Mauritian Creole: ouver, uver
  • Seychellois Creole: ouver
  • English: ouvert
  • German: ouvert

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French overt.

Verb[edit]

ouvert

  1. past participle of ouvrir

Descendants[edit]

  • French: ouvert (see there for further descendants)

Norman[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ouvert m

  1. Alternative form of ouvaert