fincar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *fīccō, *fīccāre, from earlier *fīgicō, *fīgicāre, frequentative of Latin fīgere, from fīgō (I fasten, fix). Possibly influenced phonetically by Latin fingō, fingere. Cognate with Portuguese fincar and Spanish hincar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fincar (first-person singular present finco, first-person singular preterite finquei, past participle fincado)

  1. to thrust
    Synonyms: chantar, espetar

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References[edit]

  • fincar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • finq” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • fincar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • fincar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • fincar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese fincar, from Vulgar Latin *fīccō, *fīccāre, from earlier *fīgicō, *fīgicāre, frequentative of Latin fīgere, from fīgō (I fasten, fix). Possibly influenced phonetically by Latin fingō, fingere. Doublet of ficar, from a variant Old Portuguese form.

Verb[edit]

fincar (first-person singular present indicative finco, past participle fincado)

  1. to stick in
  2. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of fincar
  3. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of fincar
  4. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of fincar
  5. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of fincar

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish fincar, from Vulgar Latin *fīccō, *fīccāre, from earlier *fīgicō, *fīgicāre, frequentative of Latin fīgere, from fīgō (I fasten, fix). Doublet of ficar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /finˈkaɾ/, [fĩŋ.ˈkaɾ]

Verb[edit]

fincar (first-person singular present finco, first-person singular preterite finqué, past participle fincado)

  1. (transitive, archaic) to thrust, stick
    Synonym: hincar
  2. (transitive, archaic) to plant, cultivate
    Synonym: hincar
  3. (intransitive) to acquire fincas

Conjugation[edit]

  • c becomes qu before e.

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