See also: Charme and charmé

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charme (countable and uncountable, plural charmes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of charm.

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Danish

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from French charme, from Latin carmen (song), from Proto-Indo-European *kan- (to sing).

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charme c (singular definite charmen, plural indefinite charmer)

  1. charm (quality of inspiring delight or admiration)
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Etymology 2

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Derived from the noun, probably after English charm.

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charme (imperative charm, infinitive at charme, present tense charmer, past tense charmede, perfect tense har charmet)

  1. to charm (seduce, entrance or fascinate)
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Dutch

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French charme (charm), from Middle French charme (spell; charm), from Old French charme (spell), from Latin carmen (song; incantation).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɑr.mə/
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  • Hyphenation: char‧me
  • Rhymes: -ɑrmə

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charme m (plural charmes)

  1. charm (quality of inspiring delight or admiration)

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French

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Old French charme (chant, magic spell), from Latin carminem (song, recitement, incantation).

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charme m (plural charmes)

  1. charm, attractive quality
  2. enchantment; originally, magical incantation
  3. glamour (alluring beauty or charm, often with sex appeal)
    mannequin de charme; photos de charme
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charme

  1. inflection of charmer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 2

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Inherited from Old French, from Latin carpinus, probably from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂er- (hard).

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charme m (plural charmes)

  1. (botany) Trees of genus Carpinus (hornbeam), of the Betulaceae family
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Italian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French charme, from Latin carmen (song, recitement, incantation).

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  • IPA(key): */ˈʃarm/, (careful style) */ˈʃaʀm/[1]
  • Rhymes: -arm
  • Hyphenation: charme

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charme m (invariable)

  1. a charm (quality)

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  1. ^ charme in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Middle English

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Old French charme, from Latin carmen.

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charme (plural charmes)

  1. A phrase believed to have magical efficacy; a charm.
  2. Enchantment; the result of a charm.
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  • English: charm
  • Scots: chairm
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Etymology 2

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charme

  1. Alternative form of charmen

Norman

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French charme, from Old French charme, from Latin carmen (song, recitement, incantation).

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charme m (plural charmes)

  1. (Jersey) spell

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Norwegian Bokmål

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charme m (definite singular charmen, indefinite plural charmer, definite plural charmene)

  1. form removed by a 1991 spelling decision; superseded by sjarm

Norwegian Nynorsk

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charme m (definite singular charmen, indefinite plural charmar, definite plural charmane)

  1. (pre-1991) alternative form of sjarm

Old French

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charme oblique singularm (oblique plural charmes, nominative singular charmes, nominative plural charme)

  1. enchantment; magic spell

Portuguese

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  • Hyphenation: char‧me

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charme m (plural charmes)

  1. charm (quality of inspiring delight or admiration)