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From Old French hom, from Latin homō, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰǵʰm̥mō (earthling).


haomme m (plural haommes)

  1. (Guernsey) man
    • 2006, Peggy Collenette, “Au shaoux du Vouest”, in P'tites Lures Guernésiaises, Cromwell Press, page 16:
      Y avait enn'affaire qui troubllait Mess Gaudiaon chaque pas qui faisais; y avait en haomme qu'etait a les siere, et ecoutait shu qui s'ente disais.
      There was one thing which bothered Mr Gaudion each step that he took; there was a man who was following them and listening to what they said to each other.
  2. (Guernsey) husband
    • 2006, Marie de Garis, “Enne p'tite ôlure”, in P'tites Lures Guernésiaises, Cromwell Press, page 26:
      ‘Eibram, méfie-té,’ s'écriyit la Judie, effraie pour s'n haomme.
      ‘Abraham, be careful,’ cried Judy, afraid for her husband.