germe

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin germen.

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germe m ‎(plural germes)

  1. germ (small mass of cells)
  2. seed
  3. bulb (of onion, garlic etc.)
  4. (figuratively) seed (the principle cause)

Verb[edit]

germe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of germer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of germer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of germer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of germer
  5. second-person singular imperative of germer

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin germen.

Noun[edit]

germe m ‎(plural germi)

  1. germ
  2. seed

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin germen.

Noun[edit]

germe m (plural germes)

  1. seed (fertilized grain)

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • gérmen (rare in the sense of microorganism, otherwise common)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin germen(bud, seed, embryo), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-(to bear) + *-mn̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

germe m (plural germes)

  1. germ (embryo of a seed)
  2. germ; microorganism
  3. germ (idea that forms the basis of some project)

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