crica

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Perhaps onomatopoeic, from *klik;[1] otherwise, maybe from Proto-Celtic *krīkʷā (furrow, trench, comb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crica f (plural cricas)

  1. ribbon
  2. (anatomy) nose
  3. (anatomy, familiar) vulva
  4. (mollusc) a clam (Mactra stultorum)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. crica.

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɾi.ka/
  • Hyphenation: cri‧ca

Adjective[edit]

crica m or f (plural cricas, comparable)

  1. captious, nitpicky
    Synonyms: implicante, cricri

Noun[edit]

crica f (plural cricas)

  1. dry skin of a peach
  2. (informal) vagina (woman's genitalia)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (woman's genitalia): See here