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Subject: Minette sounds French
Author: Ylva   (Authenticated as Ylva)
Date: June 17, 2006 at 5:19:37 AM
Reply to: Help! by eiluned
Minette could be a form of Mina (a short form of Wilhelmina) or Minna ("love"). Minette would then mean "little Mina/Minna".

Compare the French Annette from Anne and Ninette from Nina.

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  • Help! - eiluned  Jun 17 2006, 1:41:59 AM
    • Re: Help! - DianaJones  Jun 24 2006, 6:24:28 AM
    • Re: Help! - Vraiment  Jun 19 2006, 4:21:33 AM
    • Re: Help! - Anneza  Jun 18 2006, 10:27:13 PM
      • Re: Help! - Jenna  Jun 19 2006, 6:33:41 PM
    • Re: Help! - Poppylena  Jun 17 2006, 7:43:29 AM
    • Minette sounds French - Ylva  Jun 17 2006, 5:19:37 AM