chalenge

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French chalenge, chalange, chalonge, from Latin calumnia, from Proto-Italic *kalwomniā.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃalɛndʒ(ə)/, /ˈtʃala(u̯)ndʒ(ə)/, /ˈkal-/

NounEdit

chalenge (plural chalenges)

  1. A slanderous or defamatory claim or allegation.
  2. A (personal) flaw, wrong or misdeed.
  3. A claim; the assertion of a privilege or right.
  4. (rare) A summons for a duel, especially for a trial by combat.
  5. (rare) The challenging or countering of an assertion.
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: challenge
  • Scots: challenge
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

chalenge

  1. Alternative form of chalengen

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

chalenge m

  1. Alternative form of chalonge