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EtymologyEdit

From Old French damage, inherited from Vulgar Latin *damnāticum, from Latin damnum, or from an Old French *dam + the suffix -age, probably becoming dommage under the influence of Old French dongier (danger).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɔ.maʒ/
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NounEdit

dommage m (plural dommages)

  1. damage
    Le vent a causé des dommages.
    The wind caused some damage.
    Synonym: dégât
  2. injury
    Je lui ai causé des dommages.
    I have caused him injury.

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InterjectionEdit

dommage !

  1. (what a) shame! what a pity! too bad!
    C'est dommage !

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French damage, from Vulgar Latin *damnāticum, from Latin damnum, or from an Old French *dam + the suffix -age, probably becoming dommage under the influence of Old French dongier (danger).

NounEdit

dommage m (plural dommages)

  1. (Guernsey) damage