perdu

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See also: perdû

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French perdu.

Adjective[edit]

perdu (not comparable)

  1. Hidden.
  2. Lost (from a soldier given a mission he is not expected to return from).

Usage notes[edit]

This word occurs in Shakespeare's King Lear in the sense 'lost'. See citations tab for details.

Noun[edit]

perdu (plural perdus)

  1. One placed on watch, or in ambush.
  2. A soldier sent on a forlorn hope.

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Verb[edit]

perdu

  1. imperative of perdi

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

perdu m (feminine singular perdue, masculine plural perdus, feminine plural perdues)

  1. past participle of perdre

Adjective[edit]

perdu (feminine singular perdue, masculine plural perdus, feminine plural perdues)

  1. lost

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French perdu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

perdu (not comparable)

  1. lost

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