coucou

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coucou

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic derivative of the call of the cuckoo (bird), coucou, or from Latin cuculus.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

coucou

  1. (colloquial) hiya, hey; an informal greeting

NounEdit

coucou m (plural coucous)

  1. cuckoo (the bird)
  2. cuckoo (the cry of the bird)
  3. cuckoo clock
  4. cowslip (flower)
  5. (informal) old plane; old crate; rust bucket; any old vehicle, especially one that is rickety

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cucūlus.

NounEdit

coucou m (plural coucous)

  1. cuckoo
  2. striped wrasse
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 16:35