fin de semaine

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

In the sense “Saturday and Sunday” a calque of English weekend.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɛ̃ də s(ə).mɛn/
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NounEdit

fin de semaine f (plural fins de semaine)

  1. (chiefly Europe) the end of the working week (Thursday and Friday)
  2. (chiefly Canada, Louisiana) the weekend (Saturday and Sunday)
    Synonyms: weekend, week-end

Derived termsEdit