Adonis in French

Pronunciation
npr. adonis imyth. (m)

Adonis in English

Pronunciation
n. Adonis, young person loved by Aphrodite and Persephone who was killed by a wild boar while hunting, and is allowed to spend 4 months every year with Aphrodite and 4 months with Persephone, and 4 months anywhere he chooses (Greek Mythology)

Example Sentences

Je crois, lui dis-je, que cet Adonis représente un… un… un parent de madame de Lanty.
“I believe,” I said, “that this Adonis represents a… a relative of Madame de Lanty.”
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Le tableau représentait Adonis étendu sur une peau de lion.
The picture represented Adonis stretched out on a lion’s skin.
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Synonyms

any handsome young man: adult male, man



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