semaine

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French sepmaine, from Old French semaine, from Late Latin septimāna (week), from the Latin septimānus (related to the seventh element of a series, adjective), derived from septimus (seventh).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sə.mɛn/
  • IPA(key): (informal) /smɛn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛn

NounEdit

semaine f (plural semaines)

  1. week
    Je l'ai vu il n'y a pas plus longtemps qu'une semaine.
    I saw him no longer than a week ago.
  2. (Quebec) menstrual period
    J'ai ma semaine.
    I'm having my period.

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin septimāna (week), from the Latin septimānus (related to the seventh element of a series, adjective), derived from septimus (seventh).

NounEdit

semaine f (oblique plural semaines, nominative singular semaine, nominative plural semaines)

  1. week

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