paume

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See also: paumé and paûmé

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French paulme, from Old French paume, paulme, from Latin palma, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₂meh₂. Compare palme (palm tree), a borrowed doublet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pom/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

paume f (plural paumes)

  1. (anatomy) palm (of hand)
  2. real tennis
    Synonym: jeu de paume

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

paume

  1. inflection of paumer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older paulme, from Latin palma.

Noun[edit]

paume f (oblique plural paumes, nominative singular paume, nominative plural paumes)

  1. palm (anatomy)
  2. jeu de paume

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: paulme
  • Norman: paûmé