khâgne

FrenchEdit

French Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fr

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pseudo-Greek modification of cagneux ‎(knock-kneed), c. 1900.[1][2]

NounEdit

khâgne f ‎(plural khâgnes)

  1. (informal) The second year course, preceded by hypokhâgne, of a two-year academic cycle in France (called Classe préparatoire aux grandes écoles, Humanities section) whose aim is to prepare students for the entrance competition to the École normale supérieure in Paris.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Claire Doutriaux, “le mot : khâgne”[1], retrieved November 16, 2015
  2. ^ “le Trésor de la langue française informatisé”[2], retrieved November 16, 2015

External linksEdit

Read in another language