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What is a woman ?

From:Philippe Caquant <herodote92@...>
Date:Friday, January 23, 2004, 13:56
Could somebody here please explain me the etymology of
the english word "woman" ? Is it "wo-man", and it that
case, what does "wo" mean, or is it some deformation
from "femina" for instance ? Or something else ?

Philippe Caquant

"Le langage est source de malentendus."
(Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

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