conque

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

conque (plural conques)

  1. Alternative spelling of conch

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin concha. Doublet of conche.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conque f (plural conques)

  1. conch (the mollusk)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

con +‎ que

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkonke/, [ˈkõŋke]

Conjunction[edit]

conque

  1. consequently, thus, hence, so
    Synonyms: así que, por ende, por lo tanto, de ahí, por eso
    • 2020 June 13, Mario Vargas Llosa, “Borges en su casa. Una entrevista de Mario Vargas Llosa”, in El País[1]:
      Alicia Jurado escribió un libro sobre mí. Yo le agradecí, le dije: “Sé que es bueno, pero el tema no me interesa o quizás me interesa demasiado, conque no voy a leerlo”.
      Alicia Jurado wrote a book about me. I thanked her and said, “I know it's good, but I'm not interested in the subject, or perhaps I'm overly interested in it, so I'm not going to read it.”
  2. so (used to express surprise)
    Synonym: así que
    ¡Conque hoy estabas enfermo!So you were ill today!

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