chômeur

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chômeur. Coined by Colette Grinevald

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Noun[edit]

chômeur (plural chômeurs)

  1. (linguistics, Relational Grammar) An actant that has been 'demoted' to a less salient syntactic position, such as the agent of a passive clause.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chômer +‎ -eur

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃo.mœʁ/
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Noun[edit]

chômeur m (plural chômeurs, feminine chômeuse)

  1. an unemployed person
    Il est chômeurHe is unemployed.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: șomer
  • Tamasheq: ⵜⵉⵛⵓⵎⴰⵔⴻⵏ (tišumaren)

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