tranca

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Portuguese[edit]

tranca

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *taranca (compare Old French taranche (big iron pin)), from Gaulish (compare Old Irish tairnge (iron nail)), Proto-Celtic *tarankyos (nail), from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to drill, rub).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tranca f (plural trancas)

  1. bar, door bolt

Verb[edit]

tranca

  1. third-person singular present indicative of trancar
  2. second-person singular imperative of trancar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *taranca (compare Old French taranche (big iron pin)), from Gaulish (compare Old Irish tairnge (iron nail)), Proto-Celtic *tarankyos (nail), from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to drill, rub).

Noun[edit]

tranca f (plural trancas)

  1. thick bar of wood.
  2. bar used to keep closed a door.
  3. door bolt

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tranca

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of trancar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of trancar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of trancar.