fourmi

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French furmi, from a Vulgar Latin *formīcus, from Latin formīca (cf. also the feminine Old French formie).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fuʁ.mi/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fourmi f (plural fourmis)

  1. ant
    Une fourmi m'a piqué.
    An ant bit me.
  2. (plural only) pins and needles
    Avoir des fourmis dans les jambes.To have pins and needles in one's legs.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (ant): (Louisiana, Cajun French) froumi m

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French fourmi.

Noun[edit]

fourmi

  1. ant

Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French fourmi.

Noun[edit]

fourmi

  1. ant