picar

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Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From picus

Verb[edit]

picar

  1. to hit; to strike
  2. (of an insect or the like) to sting

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

picar (first-person singular present indicative pico, past participle picado)

  1. to sting (to pierce with a small, sharp point)
  2. to mince; to shred (to chop into small pieces)

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pico

Verb[edit]

picar (first-person singular present pico, first-person singular preterite piqué, past participle picado)

  1. to bite; to sting; to stab; to wound
  2. to rot; to decay; to eat away; to rust
  3. to chop
  4. to pique
  5. to itch
  6. to sting or be pungent to the lips or tongue, be spicy or hot
    Este chile pica mucho = "This chili is very hot"
  7. (slang, Mexico) to sexually penetrate, fuck
  8. (reflexive) to get angry, to get annoyed, to take offence
  9. (reflexive) to turn sour
  10. (reflexive, Mexico) to get addict, fascinated, enraptured

Usage notes[edit]

  • (reflexive, Mexico: to get addicted, fascinated, enraptured): Followed by the preposition con.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: c becomes a qu before every e.

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian impiccare

Verb[edit]

picar (transitive or intransitive)

  1. to hang or dangle

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