verlan

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From French verlan, itself a verlan of à l'envers (upside down or back to front).

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  • IPA(key): /vɛə(ɹ)ˈlɑːn/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑːn

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verlan (uncountable)

  1. A type of backslang used in French, in which the order of the syllables or sounds of words is changed.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verlan of à l'envers (back to front).

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verlan m (uncountable)

  1. verlan (type of backslang used in French)
    • 2015 November 12, Yannick Vernini, "Nancy : Bigflo et Oli dans « La Cour des Grands », l’interview", L'Est Républicain.
      Notre premier public, ça a été nos parents. À partir de là, il fallait être précis, il ne fallait pas utiliser le verlan ou dire des conneries.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French verlan, verlan of à l'envers (back to front).

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Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Noun[edit]

verlan m (uncountable)

  1. verlan (type of backslang used in French)