coquin

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Old French queux (cook), also "rascal, beggar," referring to the rascally nature of kitchen assistants. Loaned into Spanish as acoquinado.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ.kɛ̃/
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Noun[edit]

coquin m (plural coquins, feminine coquine)

  1. rascal, scoundrel
  2. (colloquial) lucky dog

Adjective[edit]

coquin (feminine singular coquine, masculine plural coquins, feminine plural coquines)

  1. mischievous
  2. naughty, risqué

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Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN