hamlet

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French hamelet, diminutive of Old French hamel (Modern French hameau), in turn diminutive of Old French ham, of Germanic origin. Cognates of the (probably Frankish or Old English) source include home, Dutch heem, German Heim, Old English hām. (English usage before the 12th century)

Noun[edit]

hamlet (plural hamlets)

  1. A small village or a group of houses.
  2. (UK) A village that does not have its own church.
  3. Any of the fish of the genus Hypoplectrus in the family Serranidae.

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Etymology[edit]

Made up of ham (skin) and let (colour).

Noun[edit]

hamlet m

  1. The skin colour
Han var mørk i hamleten.
His skin colour was dark.

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