phare

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French phare. Doublet of Pharos and Hvar.

Noun[edit]

phare (plural phares)

  1. beacon
  2. lighthouse

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pharus, itself from Ancient Greek Φάρος (Pháros).

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Adjective[edit]

phare (plural phares)

  1. leading, signature, key, flagship
    “La vie en rose” est une des chansons phares d'Édith Piaf.
    “La vie en rose” is one of Edith Piaf's signature songs.

Noun[edit]

phare m (plural phares)

  1. lighthouse
  2. lantern in a lighthouse
  3. headlight (of a vehicle)
  4. headlamp (of a vehicle)
  5. (figuratively) beacon, luminary
  6. (nautical) the set of sails on the mast

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Descendants[edit]

  • Bulgarian: фар (far)
  • English: phare
  • Luxembourgish: Phar
  • Macedonian: фар (far)
  • Moore: faare
  • Romanian: far
  • Russian: фара (fara)
    • Crimean Tatar: fara
  • Vietnamese: pha

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