dommage

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French damage, inherited from Latin *damnāticum, from Latin damnum, or from an Old French *dam + the suffix -age, probably becoming dommage under the influence of Old French dongier (danger).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dommage m (plural dommages)

  1. damage
    Le vent a causé des dommages
    The wind caused some damage
    Synonyms: dégât
  2. injury
    Je lui ai causé des dommages. I have caused him injury.

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Interjection[edit]

dommage

  1. (what a) shame! (what a) pity!
    C'est dommage !

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French damage, from Vulgar Latin *damnāticum, from Latin damnum, or from an Old French *dam + the suffix -age, probably becoming dommage under the influence of Old French dongier (danger).

Noun[edit]

dommage m (plural dommages)

  1. (Guernsey) damage