saillant

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French saillant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /saːˈjɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sail‧lant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Adjective[edit]

saillant (comparative saillanter, superlative saillantst)

  1. salient

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of saillant
uninflected saillant
inflected saillante
comparative saillanter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial saillant saillanter het saillantst
het saillantste
indefinite m./f. sing. saillante saillantere saillantste
n. sing. saillant saillanter saillantste
plural saillante saillantere saillantste
definite saillante saillantere saillantste
partitive saillants saillanters

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

saillant m or n (plural saillanten)

  1. (military) A salient.
    De Ieperboog was de bekendste saillant aan het westfront.
    The Ypres Salient was the most famous salient at the western front.

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Present participle of saillir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

saillant (feminine singular saillante, masculine plural saillants, feminine plural saillantes)

  1. salient (prominent)
  2. acute (angle)

Verb[edit]

saillant

  1. present participle of saillir

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