semaine

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French semaine, from Late Latin septimāna (week), from the Latin septimānus (related to the seventh element of a series, adjective), derived from septimus (seventh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sə.mɛn/
  • (informal) IPA(key): /smɛn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛn

Noun[edit]

semaine f (plural semaines)

  1. week

Descendants[edit]

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  • Antillean Creole: simenn
  • Guianese Creole: simenn
  • Haitian Creole: semèn
  • Karipúna Creole French: simén
  • Louisiana Creole French: smèn
  • Aruamu: semen
  • Seychellois Creole: lasemenn, semenn, smenn
  • Tayo: semen
  • Esperanto: semajno

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin septimāna (week), from the Latin septimānus (related to the seventh element of a series, adjective), derived from septimus (seventh).

Noun[edit]

semaine f (oblique plural semaines, nominative singular semaine, nominative plural semaines)

  1. week

Descendants[edit]