calme

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See also: calmé and čalme

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

calme (comparative more calme, superlative most calme)

  1. Obsolete spelling of calm

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French calme, probably borrowed from Italian calma, from Ancient Greek καῦμα (kaûma) (or alternatively through the intermediate of an Iberian language as opposed to Italian).

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Adjective[edit]

calme (plural calmes)

  1. calm
  2. quiet, peaceful

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Noun[edit]

calme m (plural calmes)

  1. calmness, stillness
  2. coolness (of a person)

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  • Romanian: calm

Verb[edit]

calme

  1. inflection of calmer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkal.me/
  • Rhymes: -alme
  • Syllabification: càl‧me

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Adjective[edit]

calme

  1. feminine plural of calmo

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Noun[edit]

calme f

  1. plural of calma

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French calme, from Old Italian calma, of unclear further origin.

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Noun[edit]

calme (uncountable) (Late Middle English, rare)

  1. calm (time without wind)
  2. calm (feeling of calmness)

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Adjective[edit]

calme (chiefly Late Middle English)

  1. calm (without wind or storm)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian calma, itself from Ancient Greek καῦμα (kaûma); alternatively, via an Iberian language, probably Catalan.

Adjective[edit]

calme m or f (plural calmes)

  1. (of the weather) calm; still; windless

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkalme/ [ˈkal.me]
  • Rhymes: -alme
  • Syllabification: cal‧me

Verb[edit]

calme

  1. inflection of calmar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative