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EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Latin cōlāre, present active infinitive of cōlō (filter, strain, purify).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ku.le/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

couler

  1. (transitive) to sink
  2. (transitive) to cast (metal); to pour (liquid)
  3. (intransitive) to sink
    Le bateau de croisière MV Explorer a commencé à couler après avoir heurté un iceberg.
  4. (intransitive) to flow, to run; to slip, to skid
  5. (intransitive) to shed (i.e. shed blood)
  6. (intransitive) to go bankrupt
  7. (transitive, Quebec) to fail, flunk (a course, test, etc.)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Latin cōlō, cōlare (filter, strain, purify).

VerbEdit

couler

  1. to flow