faumme

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French femme, feme, fame, fenme, from Latin fēmina, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-m̥n-eh₂ (who sucks), derivation of the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck, suckle).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /fɔm/, /fɔːm/

Noun[edit]

faumme f (plural faummes)

  1. (Guernsey) woman