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Blanc
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English

Etymology

French blanc ("white")

Noun

blanc

  1. A white cosmetic.
  2. A white sauce of fat, broth, and vegetables, used especially for braised meat.

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan blanc, from Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus (compare Occitan and French blanc, Spanish blanco, Portuguese branco, Italian bianco), from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ("bright, shining, blinding, white"), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ("to shine").

Pronunciation

Adjective

blanc (feminine blanca, masculine plural blancs, feminine plural blanques)

  1. white

Derived terms

Noun

blanc m (plural blancs)

  1. white
  2. target (for shooting practice)
  3. blank (empty space)

See also

Colors in Catalan · colors (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      negre
             roig, vermell; carmesí              taronja; marró              groc; crema
             verd lima              verd             
             cian; xarxet              atzur              blau
             violat; indi              magenta; lila, porpra              rosa

Further reading


Dalmatian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Late Latin *blancus (compare Italian bianco, French blanc, Spanish blanco, Portuguese branco), from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ("bright, shining, blinding, white"), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ("to shine").

Adjective

blanc m (plural blance, feminine blanca)

  1. white

Synonyms

References

  • 2000, Matteo Giulio Bartoli, Il Dalmatico: Resti di un'antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

French

Etymology

From Middle French blanc, from Old French blanc, from Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus, a borrowing of Frankish *blank, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ("bright, shining, blinding, white"), from Proto-Indo-European *b?ley?- ("to shine"). Akin to Old High German blanch "bright, white" (German blank "polished, naked"), Old Norse blankr "white" (Danish blank "bright, shiny"), Dutch blank "white, shining". More at blink, blank.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bl/
  • (file)

Adjective

blanc (feminine singular blanche, masculine plural blancs, feminine plural blanches)

  1. white color
    Ce lait est blanc. - This milk is white.
  2. blank, unused
  3. (figuratively, one's look) blank, without expression

Derived terms

Noun

blanc m (plural blancs)

  1. white (color)
  2. silence while in a dialog.
  3. empty space, on a leaf of paper or in a form.
    Inscrivez votre nom dans le blanc en bas de la page. - Write your name in the blank at the bottom of the page.
  4. (informal) white wine.
    Le poisson se mange avec du blanc. - fish is eaten with white wine.
  5. white person, person with a white complexion.
  6. white, egg white
  7. white meat
  8. correction fluid, whiteout, Tippex

Synonyms

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Antillean Creole: blan
  • Guianese Creole: blan
  • Haitian Creole: blan
  • Karipúna Creole French: blã
  • Louisiana Creole French: blan, blon
  • Seychellois Creole: blan
  • Tayo: bla

See also

Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      noir
             rouge; cramoisi              orange; brun              jaune; crème
             vert citron              vert              menthe
             cyan; bleu canard              azur              bleu
             violet; indigo              magenta; pourpre              rose

Further reading


Friulian

Etymology

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus (compare Ladin blanch, Italian bianco, French blanc, Spanish blanco, Portuguese branco), from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ("bright, shining, blinding, white"), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ("to shine").

Adjective

blanc

  1. white

Interlingua

Pronunciation

Adjective

blanc (comparative plus blanc, superlative le plus blanc)

  1. white (having a light colour, reflecting all light)
  2. white (having a light skin colour, mostly associated with European descent)

Derived terms

Related terms


Middle French

Etymology

From Old French blanc.

Noun

blanc m (uncountable)

  1. white

Adjective

blanc m (feminine singular blanche, masculine plural blancs, feminine plural blanches)

  1. white

Descendants

  • French: blanc (see there for further descendants)

Occitan

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Occitan blanc, from Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus (compare Catalan and French blanc, Spanish blanco, Portuguese branco, Italian bianco), from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ("bright, shining, blinding, white"), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ("to shine").

Pronunciation

Adjective

blanc m (feminine singular blanca, masculine plural blancs, feminine plural blancas)

  1. white

Old English

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *blankaz ("bright", "shining", "blinding", "white"), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ("to shine"). Akin to Old High German blanch, planch ("bright", "white"), hence German blank ("blank", "white"), Old Norse blankr ("white"), hence Danish blank ("shiny"), Swedish blank ("shiny"), Dutch blank ("white", "shining").

Pronunciation

Adjective

blanc

  1. White
  2. greyish-white, pale, pallid

Declension

Related terms

Descendants


Old French

Etymology

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ("bright, shining, blinding, white"), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ("to shine"). Akin to Old High German blanch "bright, white" (German blank ("blank, white")), Old Norse blankr ("white") (Danish blank ("bright, shiny")), Dutch blank ("white, shining"). More at blink, blind.

Pronunciation

Adjective

blanc m (oblique and nominative feminine singular blanche)

  1. white

Declension

Noun

blanc m (oblique plural blans, nominative singular blans, nominative plural blanc)

  1. white (color)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      Ses haubers est coverz de sanc:
      De roge i a plus que de blanc.
      His chainmail is covered in blood
      There's more red than white (referring to his white chainmail)

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Descendants


Old Occitan

Etymology

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ("bright, shining, blinding, white"), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ("to shine").

Adjective

blanc m (feminine singular blancha, masculine plural blancs, feminine plural blanchas)

  1. white

Descendants


Walloon

Etymology

From Old French blanc, from Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ("bright, shining, blinding, white"), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ("to shine").

Adjective

blanc m (feminine singular blanke, masculine plural blancs, feminine plural blankes)

  1. white

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