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même

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See also meme, and mémé

French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *metipsimus, from -met + ipse + -issimus. Cognates include Spanish mismo and Portuguese mesmo.

Pronunciation

Adverb

même

  1. (used before the article) even
    Même les rois doivent mourir – Even kings must die

Derived terms

Adjective

Singular Plural
Masculine même
IPA: /mɛm/
mêmes
IPA: /mɛm/
Feminine même
IPA: /mɛm/
mêmes
IPA: /mɛm/

même

  1. (used before the noun) same
    Je l'ai acheté le même jour – I bought it the same day
  2. (used after the noun) very
    Ah, la personne même que je voulais voir! – Ah, the very person I wanted to see!

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