cancan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Noun[edit]

cancan ‎(uncountable)

  1. A high-kicking chorus line dance originating in France.
  2. (motocross) A trick where one leg is brought over the seat, so that both legs are on one side.

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Verb[edit]

cancan ‎(third-person singular simple present cancans, present participle cancanning, simple past and past participle cancanned)

  1. To dance the cancan.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑnˌkɑn/, /ˈkɑŋkɑn/, /ˈkænˌkæn/

Noun[edit]

cancan

  1. cancan

Declension[edit]

Inflection of cancan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative cancan cancanit
genitive cancanin cancanien
partitive cancania cancaneja
illative cancaniin cancaneihin
singular plural
nominative cancan cancanit
accusative nom. cancan cancanit
gen. cancanin
genitive cancanin cancanien
partitive cancania cancaneja
inessive cancanissa cancaneissa
elative cancanista cancaneista
illative cancaniin cancaneihin
adessive cancanilla cancaneilla
ablative cancanilta cancaneilta
allative cancanille cancaneille
essive cancanina cancaneina
translative cancaniksi cancaneiksi
instructive cancanein
abessive cancanitta cancaneitta
comitative cancaneineen

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cancan m ‎(plural cancans)

  1. gossip
  2. cancan (dance)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Noun[edit]

cancan c

  1. cancan

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