hameau

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French hamel, from Old French hamel ‎(hamlet), diminutive of Old French ham ‎(small village), from Old Frankish *haim ‎(village, home), from Proto-Germanic *haimaz ‎(village, home), from Proto-Indo-European *kōim- ‎(village, home). Cognate with Old High German heim ‎(village, home), Old English hām ‎(village, home). More at home.

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hameau m ‎(plural hameaux)

  1. hamlet

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