hameau

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French hamel, from Old French hamel (hamlet), diminutive of Old French ham (small village), from Old Frankish *haim (village, home), from Proto-Germanic *haimaz (village, home), from Proto-Indo-European *kōim- (village, home). Cognate with Old High German heim (village, home), Old English hām (village, home). More at home.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hameau m (plural hameaux)

  1. hamlet
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