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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French femme, feme, fame, fenme, from Latin fēmina, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-m̥n-eh₂ (who sucks), derivation of the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck, suckle).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /fɔm/, /fɔːm/

NounEdit

faumme f (plural faummes)

  1. (Guernsey) woman