pegar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin picare (smear with pitch).

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Verb[edit]

pegar (first-person singular present pego, past participle pegat)

  1. to hit somebody (in order to harm)
    Per què li pegueu a aquest noi?
    Why are you hitting this boy?
  2. (dialectal) to hit one body with another
    Vaig pegar de cap a la paret
    I hit my head against the wall
  3. (dialectal) (used with cop (knock), empenta (shove), etc.) to knock, to shove somebody
    Li va pegar una empenta
    He 'shoved her
  4. (dialectal) (used with bot (jump), salt (jump) etc.) to jump
    Va pegar un bot
    He jumped
  5. (dialectal) to throw, to show sudden emotion.
    Li va pegar una rabinadura al mig de la plaça
    He threw a tantrum in the middle of the square
  6. (dialectal) to glue

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Usage notes[edit]

Words like "to jump", "to shove", "to knock" can be expressed in two ways. The first is with simple verbs (saltar, empènyer, pegar). The second is to use the construction with a verb roughly meaning "to make" plus indefinite article plus substantive (fer un salt / donar un salt / pegar un salt, donar una empenta / pegar una empenta, donar un cop / pegar un cop).

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Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pegar

  1. pheasant

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin picare (smear with pitch).

Verb[edit]

pegar

  1. to glue (attach using glue)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin picare (smear with pitch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pegar (first-person singular present indicative pego, past participle pegado)

  1. to catch, to grab, to hold
  2. to get someone in a situation
  3. to take by

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin picare (smear with pitch).

Verb[edit]

pegar (first-person singular present pego, first-person singular preterite pegué, past participle pegado)

  1. to stick
  2. to glue
  3. to hit

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: g becomes a gu before e.

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