povre

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pauper, paupēris

Adjective[edit]

povre

  1. poor
    • 2012, Panorama in Interlingua, September-October, p. 24:
      Le anno passate 46 milliones statouniteses esseva povre.
      Last year 46 million U.S. Americans were poor.

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French povre, from Latin pauper.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔvrə/, /ˈpoːr(ə)/

Adjective[edit]

povre (plural and weak singular povre, comparative povrer, superlative povreste)

  1. poor, needy (lacking resources)
  2. poor by choice (for religious reasons)
  3. Afflicted by need and want; affected by poverty
  4. low-quality, dismal, inadequate
  5. unimportant, little
  6. unworthy, wretched, miserable

Descendants[edit]

  • English: poor
  • Scots: puir

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Noun[edit]

povre (uncountable)

  1. poor people; the needy

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pauper, pauperem.

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povre m (oblique and nominative feminine singular povre)

  1. poor (lacking resources)

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