fisga

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Galician[edit]

Fisherman using a fisga

Etymology[edit]

From fisgar, from Vulgar Latin *fixicare, itself from fixus (fixed), from figere (to fix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fisga f (plural fisgas)

  1. gig, fishgig; pronged harpoon
    Synonym: francada

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

fisga f (plural fisgas)

  1. white long mark in the head of a horse

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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



Kabuverdianu[edit]

Noun[edit]

fisga

  1. amulet
  2. talisman

References[edit]

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN



Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

fisga f (plural fisgas)

  1. (Portugal) slingshot (device for shooting small projectiles)
    Synonyms: estilingue, baladeira, atiradeira, bodoque, funda, setra
  2. (fishing) gig (a forked spear used to catch fish)
  3. barb (a point that stands backwards, especially in a fishhook or gig)

Verb[edit]

fisga

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of fisgar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of fisgar