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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French cancan

NounEdit

cancan ‎(uncountable)

  1. A high-kicking chorus line dance originating in France.
  2. (motocross) A trick where one leg is brought over the seat, so that both legs are on one side.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

cancan ‎(third-person singular simple present cancans, present participle cancanning, simple past and past participle cancanned)

  1. To dance the cancan.

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French cancan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑnˌkɑn/, /ˈkɑŋkɑn/, /ˈkænˌkæn/

NounEdit

cancan

  1. cancan

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of cancan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative cancan cancanit
genitive cancanin cancanien
partitive cancania cancaneja
illative cancaniin cancaneihin
singular plural
nominative cancan cancanit
accusative nom. cancan cancanit
gen. cancanin
genitive cancanin cancanien
partitive cancania cancaneja
inessive cancanissa cancaneissa
elative cancanista cancaneista
illative cancaniin cancaneihin
adessive cancanilla cancaneilla
ablative cancanilta cancaneilta
allative cancanille cancaneille
essive cancanina cancaneina
translative cancaniksi cancaneiksi
instructive cancanein
abessive cancanitta cancaneitta
comitative cancaneineen

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cancan m ‎(plural cancans)

  1. gossip
  2. cancan (dance)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French cancan.

NounEdit

cancan c

  1. cancan

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