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chikane

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French chicane, verbal noun to chicaner (to quibble).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sjikaːnə/, [ɕiˈkʰæːnə]

NounEdit

chikane c (singular definite chikanen, plural indefinite chikaner)

  1. harassment (persistent attacks and criticism causing worry and distress)
  2. malice, spite
  3. chicane (a temporary barrier or serpentine curve)

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