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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French paulme, from Old French paume, paulme, from Latin palma, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₂meh₂. Compare palme (palm tree), a borrowed doublet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pom/
  • (file)

NounEdit

paume f (plural paumes)

  1. (anatomy) palm (of hand)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

paume

  1. first-person singular present indicative of paumer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of paumer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of paumer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of paumer
  5. second-person singular imperative of paumer

Further readingEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From older paulme, from Latin palma.

NounEdit

paume f (oblique plural paumes, nominative singular paume, nominative plural paumes)

  1. palm (anatomy)
  2. jeu de paume

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: paulme
  • Norman: paûmé