chancho

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From chanchar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chancho m (plural chanchos)

  1. (informal) bite (act of biting)
    Synonyms: dentada, trabada, trincada
  2. (informal) nibble, bite (a piece of food of a size that would be produced by biting)
    Synonym: petisco

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chancho m (plural chanchos)

  1. (informal) pig
    Synonyms: cocho, porco, quino

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sancho, from sanch, used to call pigs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃant͡ʃo/, [ˈt͡ʃãnʲ.t͡ʃo]

Noun[edit]

chancho m (plural chanchos, feminine chancha, feminine plural chanchas)

  1. (Latin America) pig
    Synonyms: cerdo, puerco
    • 1926, Roberto Arlt, "El juguete rabioso", in El juguete rabioso
      Decía el pelirrojo con la boca llena de pan:
      —Todos los inviernos carneamos tres chanchos para la casa. Los demás se venden.

Adjective[edit]

chancho (feminine chancha, masculine plural chanchos, feminine plural chanchas)

  1. (Latin America, figuratively) dirty

Derived terms[edit]