What is a 'belle'?

"Beauty" is what a belle is.

Specifically, the word functions as a feminine adjective, noun or pronoun in its singular form. The particular part of speech is clear from the context. The respective translations will be "beautiful" as an adjective and "beautiful female, beautiful one, beauty" as a noun or pronoun.

Regardless of meaning or use, the pronunciation will be "behl" in French.
"Beauty" is what a belle is.

Specifically, the word functions as a feminine adjective, noun or pronoun in its singular form. The particular part of speech is clear from the context. The respective translations will be "beautiful" as an adjective and "beautiful female, beautiful one, beauty" as a noun or pronoun.

Regardless of meaning or use, the pronunciation will be "behl" in French.