See also: fáim

BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin famēs.

NounEdit

faim f (plural faims)

  1. hunger

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French faim, fain, from Latin famēs (hunger), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰH- (to disappear). Compare Galician fame, Portuguese fome, Italian fame and Romanian foame.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faim f (plural faims)

  1. hunger (desire of food).
  2. hunger (strong desire).

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Louisiana Creole FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French faim (hunger).

NounEdit

faim

  1. hunger

VerbEdit

faim

  1. to be hungry

ReferencesEdit

  • Alcée Fortier, Louisiana Folktales