propre

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

propre (comparative more propre, superlative most propre)

  1. Obsolete form of proper.

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

propre

  1. inflection of proper:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French propre, borrowed from Latin proprius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pʁɔpʁ/
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Adjective[edit]

propre (plural propres)

  1. clean
    une maison proprea clean house
  2. toilet-trained
  3. house-trained
  4. (before a noun) own
    C'est ma propre maisonIt's my own house
  5. (mathematics) eigen-
    valeur propreeigenvalue
  6. proper, specific, particular [+ à (object) = to]
    Synonym: spécifique

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French propre, borrowed from Latin proprius.

Adjective[edit]

propre m or f

  1. (Jersey) clean
    Synonym: net

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin proprius.

Adjective[edit]

propre m (oblique and nominative feminine singular propre)

  1. (one's) own
  2. proper, appropriate, correct
  3. special

Descendants[edit]

  • English: proper
  • French: propre
  • Norman: propre