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!).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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]

Inflected forms.

Verb[edit]

chope

  1. first-person singular present indicative of choper
  2. third-person singular present indicative of choper
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of choper
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of choper
  5. second-person singular imperative of choper

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Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • chope” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • chope” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • chope” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>