euphémisme

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin euphemismos ‎(euphemism), from Ancient Greek εὐφημισμός ‎(euphēmismós), from εὐφημίζω ‎(euphēmízō), from εὔφημος ‎(eúphēmos, uttering sound of good omen, abstaining from inauspicious words), from εὖ ‎(, well) + φήμη ‎(phḗmē, a voice, a prophetic voice, rumor, talk), from φάναι ‎(phánai, to speak, say).

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Noun[edit]

euphémisme m ‎(plural euphémismes)

  1. euphemism

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