charnière

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cardināria, from Classical Latin cardō. Unrelated to French charnier.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaʁ.njɛʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

charnière f (plural charnières)

  1. hinge
  2. joint (of a bone)
  3. (figuratively) turning point (pivotal moment)
  4. (philately) hinge

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