haomme

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French hom, from Latin homō, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰǵʰm̥mō (earthling).

Noun[edit]

haomme m (plural haommes)

  1. (Guernsey) man
    • 2006, Peggy Collenette, ‘Au shaoux du Vouest’, P'tites Lures Guernésiaises, Cromwell Press 2006, p. 16:
      Y avait enn'affaire qui troubllait Mess Gaudiaon chaque pas qui faisais; y avait en haomme qu'etait a les siere, et ecoutait shu qui s'ente disais. ― There was one thing which bothered Mr Gaudion each step that he took; there was a man who was following them and listening to what they said to each other.
  2. (Guernsey) husband
    • 2006, Marie de Garis, ‘Enne p'tite ôlure’, P'tites Lures Guernésiaises, Cromwell Press 2006, p. 26:
      ‘Eibram, méfie-té,’ s'écriyit la Judie, effraie pour s'n haomme. ― ‘Abraham, be careful,’ cried Judy, afraid for her husband.