chikane

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French chicane, verbal noun to chicaner (to quibble).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sjikaːnə/, [ɕiˈkʰæːnə]

Noun[edit]

chikane c (singular definite chikanen, plural indefinite chikaner)

  1. harassment (persistent attacks and criticism causing worry and distress)
  2. malice, spite
  3. chicane (a temporary barrier or serpentine curve)

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