choquer

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French chocquer ‎(to clash in battle, shock, offend, hurt), from Old French choquer ‎(to strike against) and Picard chuquier, çuker ‎(to collide in battle, knock), both from Frankish *skukjan ‎(to jolt), from Proto-Germanic *skukjaną, *skukaną ‎(to jolt), which is cognate with *skakaną ‎(to shake, stir).

Cognate with Old High German scoc ‎(jolt, shock, swing), Middle High German schucken, schocken ‎(to hit, bump, deliver a blow to), Middle Dutch schokken ‎(to push, jolt), and English shock.

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choquer

  1. to hit, to collide
  2. to shock (surprise, startle)

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