coupe

See also: coupé and Coupé

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin cuppa, from Latin cūpa. The sports sense is a calque of English cup.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

coupe f ‎(plural coupes)

  1. goblet, cup
  2. (sports) cup (award; prize)
  3. cut
  4. (style) haircut

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

AnagramsEdit

External linksEdit


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

ReferencesEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin cuppa, from Latin cūpa.

NounEdit

coupe f ‎(plural coupes)

  1. (Jersey) cup, chalice
Read in another language