solde

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See also: soldé

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɔld/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed, with influence from the second etymology, from Italian saldo, from saldare.

Noun[edit]

solde m (plural soldes)

  1. (finance) balance (list of credits and debits)
  2. sale (discount period in e.g. a shop)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle French solde, soulde, borrowed from Italian soldo (money, pay or salary for a soldier), from Latin soldus (solid), an optional syncope from solidus.

Doublet of sou and solide.

Noun[edit]

solde f (plural soldes)

  1. pay of a soldier or other military person
  2. pay generally
    congé sans solde, unpaid leave
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

solde

  1. inflection of solder:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

solde

  1. vocative masculine singular of soldus

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

solde

  1. inflection of soldar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative