eufemisme

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Recorded since 1656; from Ancient Greek εὐφημισμός (euphēmismós), from εὐφημίζω (euphēmízō), from εὔφημος (eúphēmos, uttering sound of good omen, abstaining from inauspicious words), from εὖ (, well) + φήμη (phḗmē, a voice, a prophetic voice, rumor, talk), from φάναι (phánai, to speak, say).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: eu‧fe‧mis‧me

Noun[edit]

eufemisme n (plural eufemismen, diminutive eufemismetje n)

  1. euphemism

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

eufemisme m (definite singular eufemismen, indefinite plural eufemismer, definite plural eufemismene)

  1. a euphemism

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

eufemisme m (definite singular eufemismen, indefinite plural eufemismar, definite plural eufemismane)

  1. a euphemism

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]