"Cousine" in French word list
The word list and the flash cards define "cousine" as "(I) am on familiar terms," not as "cousin." Is that correct?
The problem here is that the computer interprets "cousine" as the first person singular (present) of "cousiner" (Je cousine avec lui = I am on familiar terms with him). This interpretation is correct, but most real people would see "cousine" and think "une cousine", meaning a female cousin.
The flashcards also say that "cousines" mean "You are on familiar terms."
Unfortunately, there is no way (that I know of) to report mistakes from the Words section. Be careful when using those flashcards.
Thanks, Aileme. I have never heard of the verb "cousiner" before.
Is "cousiner" a slang term? I cannot find it in my French-English dictionary.
I could not find it in a couple of my dictionaries either, but a quick google search revealed some information. It does mean to be on familiar terms, that is, to treat someone like a cousin.