seconde

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See also: secondé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French

Noun[edit]

seconde (plural secondes)

  1. (fencing) The second defensive position, with the sword hand held at waist height, with the hand held in a prone position and the tip of the sword below the level of the guard.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French seconde, from Latin secunda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɛˈkɔn.də/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: se‧con‧de
  • Rhymes: -ɔndə

Noun[edit]

seconde f (plural seconden or secondes, diminutive secondje n or secondetje n)

  1. second (a unit of time)

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

seconde

  1. feminine singular of second

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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin (minuta) secunda.

Noun[edit]

seconde f (plural secondes)

  1. second (for indicating time)

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seconde f pl

  1. feminine plural of secondo

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French second.

Adjective[edit]

seconde

  1. Alternative form of secunde (after the first)

Noun[edit]

seconde

  1. Alternative form of secunde (after the first)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French seconde.

Noun[edit]

seconde

  1. Alternative form of secunde (sixtieth part of a minute)