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Le soleil éclaire la terre.

Translation

The sun lights up the Earth.



Analysis


le
     1. art. The (definite article).
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
soleil
     1. n. sun (star)
éclaire
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of éclairer
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of éclairer
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of éclairer
     4. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of éclairer
     5. v. second-person singular imperative of éclairer
     éclairer
          1. v. to light up; to brighten
          2. v. (figuratively) to shed light on; to enlighten
          3. v. to scout
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
terre
     1. n. earth; soil
     2. n. land, property (delimited area)
     3. v. first-person singular present indicative of terrer
     4. v. third-person singular present indicative of terrer
     5. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of terrer
     6. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of terrer
     7. v. second-person singular imperative of terrer


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