See also: Idiome

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin idiōma (idiomatic), from Ancient Greek ἰδίωμα (idíōma, the local dialect of an area that varies from the main dialect from which it came), from Ancient Greek ἰδιούμαι (idioúmai, to usurp, appropriate), from ἴδιος (ídios, mine, belonging to me).

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NounEdit

idiome m (plural idiomes)

  1. (rare) language
  2. idiom (in the sense of a form of language proper to a folk or region)

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NounEdit

idiome m (plural idiomes)

  1. language