bancar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

banco +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɐ̃ᵑˈkaɾ/, /bɐ̃ᵑˈkaχ/
  • Hyphenation: ban‧car

Verb[edit]

bancar (first-person singular present indicative banco, past participle bancado)

  1. (transitive) to fund, to finance
  2. (colloquial, copulative) to behave like [some kind of person], to play.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The copulative sense is followed by the definite article, e.g. bancar o conquistador (play the conqueror).

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • HOUAISS, Antônio and DE SALLES VILLAR, Mauro Minidicionário Houaiss da língua portuguesa. Rio de Janeiro: Objetiva, 2008.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From banca.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /banˈkaɾ/, [bãŋˈkaɾ]

Verb[edit]

bancar (first-person singular present banco, first-person singular preterite banqué, past participle bancado)

  1. (Argentina, Uruguay) to finance, pay for
  2. (Argentina, Uruguay, reflexive) to stand, to put up with
    Synonyms: soportar, aguantar

Conjugation[edit]

  • c becomes qu before e.

Further reading[edit]