vilain

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin villānus. Not related to vil.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vilain m ‎(plural vilains)

  1. villain

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Adjective[edit]

vilain m ‎(feminine singular vilaine, masculine plural vilains, feminine plural vilaines)

  1. ugly

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French vilain.

Adjective[edit]

vilain m

  1. (Jersey) ugly

Old French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vilain m ‎(oblique plural vilainz, nominative singular vilainz, nominative plural vilain)

  1. peasant; commoner

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