comme

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cum, com, from Vulgar Latin *quomo, from Latin quomodo.[1] Later the conjunction et was added to com, resulting in comme.[2] Cognate to Italian come. See also Spanish como and Catalan com.

Conjunction[edit]

comme

  1. as
    Je travaille comme artiste
    I work as an artist
  2. like
    J'agis comme il faut
    I act like I must
  3. how
    Comme tu es belle ce soir !
    How beautiful you are tonight!

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1964, Albert Dauzat; Jean Dubois, Henri Mitterand, “comme”, in Nouveau dictionnaire étymologique (in French), Paris: Librairie Larousse:
  2. ^ 2009, Jacqueline Picoche; Jean-Claude Rolland, “muid I 4”, in Dictionnaire étymologique du français (in French), Paris: Dictionnaires Le Robert:

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cum, com, from Vulgar Latin *quomo, from Latin quomodo.

Conjunction[edit]

comme

  1. like
  2. as