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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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