pédale

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See also: pedale, Pedale, and pédalé

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Italian pedale, from Latin pedalis.

Noun[edit]

pédale f (plural pédales)

  1. pedal (of bicycle)
  2. (music) pedal (of piano, organ etc.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Alteration of pédé, probably under the influence of the above word.

Noun[edit]

pédale f (plural pédales)

  1. (offensive) queer, homo (homosexual man)

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

pédale

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pédaler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of pédaler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of pédaler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of pédaler
  5. second-person singular imperative of pédaler

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French pédale.

Noun[edit]

pédale f (plural pédales)

  1. (Jersey) pedal

Derived terms[edit]