schome

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Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schūme (foam), from Proto-Germanic *skūmaz (froth, foam). Cognate with English scum (foam), Dutch schuim (foam), German Schaum (foam), Danish and Swedish skum (foam), French écume (scum), Italian schiuma (foam).

Pronunciation[edit]

main regional pronunciations:
    • IPA(key): hɔm/ (eastern Liege region)
    • IPA(key): /ʃym/ (central Namur region, southern Ardennes region)
    • IPA(key): /skum/ / IPA(key): /skum/ (western Charleroi region)

Noun[edit]

schome ? (uncountable, plural -)

  1. scum
  2. foam