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Ils aiment les femmes.

Is "aiment" and "femmes" supposed to rhyme with the same "m" sound?

May 11, 2012



The vowel sound in the words are different. The vowel in "aiment" is the same as in "elle". It sounds like the letter M in English or French. The vowel in "femme" is the same as in the word or letter "a" in French. "femmes" has


lol! Where I'm from "femmes" does NOT rhyme with "bomb" or "Tom", but I can see how it would if you were from upper New York state, for example. In Canada, it might rhyme more with "jam" or "ma'am". ;)


"aiment" rhymes with "Aunt Em", "femmes" rhymes with "bomb" or "Tom". (Ahm)


Well, not quite "bomb", but I learned it as a soft "ahmm". Fahmmme. Really? Am? Oh, of course, you must be talking about Québecois. Tré beh.

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