flum

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See also: flüm

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flūmen (compare Italian fiume, Romansch flum), from fluō, fluere (flow), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlew- (to swell, flow).

Noun[edit]

flum m (plural flums)

  1. river

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French flum.

Noun[edit]

flum m (plural flums)

  1. river

References[edit]

  • flum on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flūmen, from fluō, fluere (flow), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlew- (to swell, flow).

Noun[edit]

flum m (oblique plural fluns, nominative singular fluns, nominative plural flum)

  1. river
    • circa 1250, Marie de France, Yonec
      [] il fu el flum d'enfern plungiez!
      He was plunged into the river of Hell!

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: flume (borrowed)
  • Middle French: flum

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (flun)

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) flem
  • (Puter, Vallader) flüm

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flūmen, from fluō, fluere (flow), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlew- (to swell, flow).

Noun[edit]

flum m (plural flums)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) river