charco

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Probably from a substrate language.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

charco m (plural charcos)

  1. puddle
  2. quagmire

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991) , “charco”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly pre-Romanic[1] or from Scandinavian flark.[2] Compare Spanish charco.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

charco m (plural charcos)

  1. puddle, pool
  2. quagmire
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:pântano

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ charco” in iDicionário Aulete.
  2. ^ charco” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Usually considered imitative, but it could also be a borrowing from Basque.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃaɾko/, [ˈt͡ʃaɾ.ko]

Noun[edit]

charco m (plural charcos)

  1. puddle
  2. pool
  3. (colloquial) the pond (i.e., the Atlantic Ocean)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

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