planche

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See also: planché

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French planche (board). Doublet of plank.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

planche (plural planches)

  1. (gymnastics) A position where the gymnast is horizontal and face-down, using only the hands as support.

Translations[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

planche

  1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of planchar

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French planche, from Latin phalanga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /planɡsjɘ/, [ˈpʰlɑŋɕɘ]

Noun[edit]

planche c (singular definite planchen, plural indefinite plancher)

  1. plate (illustration)
  2. poster

Inflection[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French planche, from Vulgar Latin planca, contracted from palanca, from Latin phalanga, from Ancient Greek φάλαγξ (phálanx).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plɑ̃ʃ/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

planche f (plural planches)

  1. board
  2. spread (picture covering a whole page)
  3. plank
  4. woodcut
  5. board (used for sport, e.g. skateboard or surfboard)
  6. (figurative) plank, beanpole (very thin person)

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: planxa
  • Czech: planš (piste)
  • Danish: planche (poster)
  • English: planche
  • Portuguese: prancha
  • Spanish: plancha (iron, plank)

Verb[edit]

planche

  1. inflection of plancher:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin planca, contracted from palanca, from Latin phalanga, possibly through the influence of planus. The Latin term derives from Ancient Greek φάλαγξ (phálanx).

Noun[edit]

planche f (oblique plural planches, nominative singular planche, nominative plural planches)

  1. plank; board (piece of wood)

Descendants[edit]

  • Anglo-Norman: planke (see there for further descendants)
  • French: planche (see there for further descendants)
  • Norman: plianche

References[edit]

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (planche, supplement)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

planche

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