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somme [sawm]
Pour faire un petit somme.

English translation
To take a short nap.

nap is a short period of sleep, usually during daytime.

Matthew P. Walker has found a nap clears the brain to absorb new information.

“Sleep not only rights the wrong of prolonged wakefulness, but, at a neurocognitive level, it moves you beyond where you were before you took a nap.”

Matthew P. Walker
Principal Investigator
Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory
Department of Psychology
University of California, Berkeley