nimphe

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

nimphe f (plural nimphes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of nymphe

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French nimphe, from Latin nympha, from Ancient Greek νύμφη (númphē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nimphe (plural nimphes)

  1. nymph (mythological being)

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Old French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nimphe f (oblique plural nimphes, nominative singular nimphe, nominative plural nimphes)

  1. nymph (minor female deity)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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