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idiome

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Etymology

From Late Latin idioma, from Greek ιδίωμα (idioma), "the local dialect of an area that varies from the main dialect from which it came from", from Ancient Greek ιδιούμαι (idioumai), "to usurp, to appropriate", from ίδιος (idios) "mine, belonging to me"

Noun

idiome m. (plural idiomes)

  1. idiom

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