coincer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From coin

Verb[edit]

coincer

  1. to wedge, to jam, to catch (e.g. one's finger in a door)
  2. to turn a corner
  3. (informal) to catch out, to expose
  4. (informal, intransitive) to cause problem
    Ça coince encore pour moi! — I am in trouble again!
  5. (figuratively) to corner, to trap
  6. (reflexive, se coincer) to get stuck

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is part of a group of -er verbs for which ‘c’ is softened to a ‘ç’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’.

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Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cognōscere.

Verb[edit]

coincer

  1. to know; to be familiar with

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

coincer

  1. (Jersey, reflexive, s'coincer) to get tipsy

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