madame

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French, from Old French ma dame (my lady).

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Noun[edit]

madame (plural madames or mesdames)

  1. madam

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

madame

  1. madam

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ma dame (my lady).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

madame f (plural mesdames)

  1. a title or form of address for a woman, formerly for a married woman and now commonly for any adult woman regardless of marital status
  2. madam, Mrs. or Ms.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

madame f

  1. plural form of madama

Portuguese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

madame f (plural madames)

  1. madam (polite term of address to a woman)
  2. madam (mistress of a household)