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EtymologyEdit

From Old French furmi, from a Vulgar Latin *formīcus, from Latin formīca (cf. also the feminine Old French formie).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fuʁ.mi/
  • (file)

NounEdit

fourmi f (plural fourmis)

  1. ant
  2. (plural only) pins and needles
    Avoir des fourmis dans les jambes.To have pins and needles in one's legs.

SynonymsEdit

  • (ant): (Louisiana, Cajun French) froumi m

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Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French fourmi.

NounEdit

fourmi

  1. ant

Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French fourmi.

NounEdit

fourmi

  1. ant