madame

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Madame

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French madame, from Old French ma dame (my lady).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /məˈdɑːm/, /ˈmæ.dəm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /məˈdæm/, /məˈdɑm/, /mæˈdæm/, /mæˈdɑm/, /ˈmæ.dəm/
  • Rhymes: -æm

Noun[edit]

madame (plural madames or mesdames)

  1. Alternative form of madam

Anagrams[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

madame

  1. madam

Declension[edit]

Inflection of madame (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative madame madamet
genitive madamen madamejen
partitive madamea madameja
illative madameen madameihin
singular plural
nominative madame madamet
accusative nom. madame madamet
gen. madamen
genitive madamen madamejen
madameinrare
partitive madamea madameja
inessive madamessa madameissa
elative madamesta madameista
illative madameen madameihin
adessive madamella madameilla
ablative madamelta madameilta
allative madamelle madameille
essive madamena madameina
translative madameksi madameiksi
instructive madamein
abessive madametta madameitta
comitative madameineen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ma +‎ dame From Old French ma dame (my lady).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

madame f (plural mesdames)

  1. a title or form of address for a woman, formerly for a married woman and now commonly for any adult woman regardless of marital status
  2. madam, Mrs. or Ms.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

madame f

  1. plural of madama

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French madame.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

madame f (plural madames)

  1. madam (polite term of address to a woman)
  2. madam (mistress of a household)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French madame.

Noun[edit]

madame f (plural madames)

  1. madam (polite term of address to a woman)
  2. madam (mistress of a household)