profond

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French profond, from Old French profont, modified, based on its Latin origin, from parfunt, parfont, from Latin profundus. Spelt profont in Old French, the d was later added back to reflect the original Latin spelling.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

profond m (feminine singular profonde, masculine plural profonds, feminine plural profondes)

  1. deep
    le lac est profond de 100 mètres - the lake is 100 metres deep
  2. profound

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French profont.

Adjective[edit]

profond m (feminine singular profonde, masculine plural profonds, feminine plural profondes)

  1. deep (of water, etc.)

Noun[edit]

profond m (plural profonds)

  1. bottom (lowest part)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • profond on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)