hanche

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Proto-Germanic *hanka. Replaced Latin coxa ‎(hip), which was retained in French as cuisse ‎(thigh). Compare English haunch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hanche f ‎(plural hanches)

  1. hip
  2. coxa

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hanka.

Noun[edit]

hanche f ‎(oblique plural hanches, nominative singular hanche, nominative plural hanches)

  1. hip

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