How to spell original in french

In french, the word original can be spelled:

  • adj.
    1. Preceding all others in time; first.
      1. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual: an original play, not an adaptation.
      2. Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new: a truly original approach. See synonyms at new.
    2. Productive of new things or new ideas; inventive: an original mind.
    3. Being the source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made.
    1. A first form from which other forms are made or developed: Later models of the car retained many features of the original.
      1. An authentic work of art: bought an original, not a print.
      2. Work that has been composed firsthand: kept the original but sent a photocopy to his publisher.
    2. A person who is appealingly odd or curious; a character.
    3. Archaic. The source from which something arises; an originator.

    [Middle English, from Old French, from Latin orīginālis, from orīgō, orīgin-, source. See origin.]

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