chisco

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably onomatopoeic, from *klVsk- ("knok; wink").[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chisco m (plural chiscos, feminine chisca, feminine plural chiscas)

  1. a bit, a small amount
    Falo un chisco de alemán.I speak a little bit of German.
    Synonym: miga
  2. a sip (a small mouthful of liquid)
    Synonyms: fecha, pinga
  3. a moment

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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