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Am I right in thinking that 'fammi' and 'dimmi' are just compounds of the imperatives 'fa' and 'di' + 'mi', and the double M is purely for euphony? Or do they have another origin?

Can this construction be applied to any other verbs? (There's 'stammi', of course.)

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    Even though the specific subject was the analogous word dammi, I believe the most of this could help you: italian.stackexchange.com/questions/5998/… Am I right? – DaG Jun 16 '19 at 13:37
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    Welcome to Italian.SE! – Charo Jun 16 '19 at 13:44
  • @DaG Yes, that covers it! Thanks. – benwiggy Jun 16 '19 at 13:51
  • Should this be closed as duplicate? – Charo Jun 16 '19 at 18:38
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    I am sorry to have closed your first question as a duplicate: it was a good question! But I think this is the way to make it most useful for possible future readers, without letting the reference buried in the comments. I hope you will continue to ask interesting questions here. – Denis Nardin Jun 17 '19 at 8:16

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