soudain

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sodein, from Vulgar Latin *subitānus, from Latin subitāneus (sudden), from subitus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /su.dɛ̃/
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Adjective[edit]

soudain (feminine singular soudaine, masculine plural soudains, feminine plural soudaines)

  1. sudden (happening quickly and with little or no warning)

Adverb[edit]

soudain

  1. suddenly, all of a sudden

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