euphémisme

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin euphemismos (euphemism), 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).

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Noun[edit]

euphémisme m (plural euphémismes)

  1. euphemism

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