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English

Etymology

French beau, Latin bellus "beautiful".

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Noun

Singular
beau

Plural
beaux

beau (beaux)
  1. (dated) A man with a reputation for fine dress and etiquette; a dandy.
  2. (dated) A male lover; a boyfriend.
  3. a male escort.

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French

Pronunciation

Adjective

Singular Plural
Male beau
/bo/
*bel
/bɛl/
beaux
/bo/
Female belle
/bɛl/
belles
/bɛl/
male* form to be used before a noun beginning with a vowel

beau m. (female: belle, plural: beaux, plural female: belles, male form to be used before a noun beginning with a vowel: bel)

  1. handsome, fine, attractive
  2. nice.
  3. fair (weather).
    Il fait beau.
    It is fair (weather)

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Romanian

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Verb

beau

  1. first-person singular present tense form of [[bea#Template:lang:ro|bea]].
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of [[bea#Template:lang:ro|bea]].
  3. third-person plural present tense form of [[bea#Template:lang:ro|bea]].
  4. third-person plural imperfect form of [[bea#Template:lang:ro|bea]].

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