-amment

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

In Old French, adjective ending in -ant often had identical masculine and feminine forms, so that the adverbial form ended in -antment, which resulted the loss of the t between the n and m, leading to -anment and then -amment.

SuffixEdit

-amment

  1. Variant of -ment appended to adjectives ending with -ant.
    courantcouramment

Derived termsEdit



Middle FrenchEdit

SuffixEdit

-amment

  1. Variant of -ment appended to adjectives ending with -ant.
    courantcouramment
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