philosophe

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See also: philosophé

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French philosophe.

Noun[edit]

philosophe (plural philosophes)

  1. Any of the leading philosophers or intellectuals of the 18th-century French Enlightenment.
  2. (derogatory) An incompetent philosopher; a philosophaster.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fi.lɔ.zɔf/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

philosophe m or f (plural philosophes)

  1. philosopher

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Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: filozòf
  • Romanian: filozof
  • Turkish: filozof

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

philosophē (comparative philosophius, superlative philosophissimē)

  1. philosophically

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

philosophe

  1. vocative singular of philosophus

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

philosophe

  1. masculine vocative singular of philosophus

References[edit]

  • philosophe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • philosophe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • philosophe in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

philosophe m (plural philosophes)

  1. philosopher
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 29:
      ung moult preudomme clerc et philosophe trés saige
      a noble, wise clergyman and philosopher

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