chope

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See also: chopé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Malay chup (a cry in a game requesting a halt or the retraction of a stroke), possibly from Hindi चुप (cup, silence!).

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chope (third-person singular simple present chopes, present participle choping, simple past and past participle choped)

  1. (Singapore, informal) To reserve a place, such as a seat in a fast food restaurant, sometimes by placing a packet of tissue paper on it.

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Chinook Jargon[edit]

Noun[edit]

chope

  1. grandmother

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (with regards to gender): chitsh

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Alemannic German (Alsatian) Schoppe.

Noun[edit]

chope f (plural chopes)

  1. tankard, mug
  2. (colloquial) beer, quick beer, quick one (glass of beer)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

chope

  1. inflection of choper:
    1. first- and third-person singular present indicative and subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

chope m (plural chopes)

  1. gulp (the usual amount swallowed)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

chope m (plural chopes)

  1. a good job, business or opportunity

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

chope m (plural chopes)

  1. marsh, fen

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Portuguese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

chope m (plural chopes)

  1. (Brazil) unpasteurized beer

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