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- see the list in the lemma, woman
From Middle English wimmen, from Old English wīfmenn (“women”), from wīf (“female”) + menn (“men, persons, human beings”), equivalent to wife + men. Spelling (with o) influenced by the singular; see woman for more.
- (Received Pronunciation, US) IPA(key): /ˈwɪmɪn/, /ˈwɪmən/
- (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ˈwʊmɘn/, /ˈwɘmɘn/
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- Hyphenation: wom‧en
- Rhymes: -ɪmɪn
- (General New Zealand, General South African) Homophone: woman (some dialects)
- Misspelling of .
- Alternative form of