gancho

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Celtic ganskio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook; peg; grapple
  2. (telephony) switchhook
  3. (narratology) cliffhanger

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formerly *‘branch’, from Hispano-Celtic *ganscio (compare Old Irish gesca); akin to French jachère.

Noun[edit]

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook, peg
  2. difficult situation
  3. (boxing) hook

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