BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

See French femme.

NounEdit

fonne

  1. (Morvan) woman

ReferencesEdit

  • Eugène de Chambure, Glossaire du Morvan (1878)

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown, perhaps of North Germanic origin; see modern fun[1]. Potentially related to fonnen (to be insane).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔn(ə)/, /ˈfun(ə)/

NounEdit

fonne (plural fonnes)

  1. A fool, idiot or moron.
  2. Someone who is easily tricked or misled.
DescendantsEdit
  • English: fon (obsolete)
ReferencesEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fonne

  1. silly, ridiculous, stupid, simple
DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit
  1. ^ fond” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2021.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

fonne

  1. Alternative form of fonnen