cacho

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See also: Cacho and cachó

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from a Vulgar Latin *cacclus, from *cacculus, from Latin caccabus (pot); compare Spanish cacho and Portuguese caco (piece of pottery).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cacho m (plural cachos)

  1. fragment, piece, portion, bit
    Synonyms: anaco, pedazo, porción, trisco
  2. moment
    Synonyms: bocado, momento
  3. hopscotch
    Synonyms: mariola, peletre
  4. boiled potato
    Synonym: cachelo
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Noun[edit]

cacho m (plural cachos)

  1. bowl
    Synonym: cunca
  2. holed bowl used for roasting chestnuts
  3. shell of a crab
  4. (figuratively) head
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *caplum, from Late Latin capulum (handle), from Latin capiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cacho m (plural cachos)

  1. bunch (of grapes)
    Synonym: acio
  2. shoal (of fishes)
    Synonyms: cardume, manda
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References[edit]

  • cacho” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cacho” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cacho” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cacho” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cacho” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cacho” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991) , “cacho I”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *caplum, from Late Latin capulum (handle), from Latin capiō. Doublet of cabo. Compare Spanish cacha.

Noun[edit]

cacho m (plural cachos)

  1. (collective) hand (bunch of bananas)
  2. lock (length of hair)
    Synonym: mecha
  3. (botany) raceme (an inflorescence in which the flowers are arranged along a single central axis)
  4. (archaic) neck
    Synonym: pescoço

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from a Vulgar Latin *cacclus, < *cacculus, from Latin cāccabus (pot), see also Galician cacho (broken container, broken piece of a container) and Portuguese caco (piece of pottery).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cacho m (plural cachos)

  1. (colloquial) piece
    Synonyms: pedazo, trozo
  2. (Latin America) horn
    Synonym: cuerno
  3. (Chile, Peru, colloquial) shit, lemon, bomb (defective or inadequate or useless item or person)
    Synonyms: maula, rollo
  4. (Chile, colloquial) annoying duty or work
    Synonym: rollo

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Descendants[edit]

  • Papiamentu: kachu

Verb[edit]

cacho

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of cachar.