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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French coupe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

coupe (plural coupes)

  1. An ice cream dessert; the glass it is served in.
  2. (US) A car with two doors (variant of coupé).
  3. An area of forest where harvesting of wood is planned or has taken place.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kup/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French cope, cupe, from Late Latin cuppa, from Latin cūpa. Doublet of cuve. The sports sense is a semantic loan from English cup.

NounEdit

coupe f (plural coupes)

  1. goblet, cup
  2. (sports) cup (award; prize)

Etymology 2Edit

Deverbal of couper

NounEdit

coupe f (plural coupes)

  1. cut
  2. (style) haircut

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

coupe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of couper
  2. third-person singular present indicative of couper
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of couper
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of couper
  5. second-person singular imperative of couper

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Saxon *kûpa, côpa, from Old High German chôfa, chuofa, from Latin cūpa, Medieval Latin cōpa (cask).

NounEdit

cǒupe (plural cǒupes)

  1. a large wicker basket; a dosser, a pannier
  2. a basket, pen or enclosure for birds; a coop
  3. a cart or sled equipped with a wicker basket for carrying manure, etc
  4. a barrel or cask for holding liquids
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French coupe, cope, culpe, from Latin culpa (fault, defect; crime).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

cǒupe (plural cǒupes)

  1. culpability, guilt, sinfulness

Etymology 3Edit

From Old French coup, cop, colp, from Latin colpus (hit, strike, stroke), colaphus (a blow with the fist; a cuff), from Ancient Greek κόλαφος (kólaphos, slap (to the face)).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

cǒupe (plural cǒupes)

  1. a blow, a strike
  2. a cry, a shout

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin cuppa, from Latin cūpa.

NounEdit

coupe f (plural coupes)

  1. (Jersey) cup, chalice