gancho

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Celtic *ganskyos (branch, twig).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook
  2. kind of rake

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References[edit]

  • gancho” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • gancho” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • gancho” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. gancho.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Celtic *ganskyos (branch, twig).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook; peg; grapple
  2. (Portugal) hairpin
  3. (telephony) switchhook
  4. (narratology) cliffhanger

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Spanish[edit]

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Ganchos (clothes hangers).

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Celtic *ganskyos (branch, twig).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡant͡ʃo/, [ˈɣ̞a̠nʲ.t͡ʃo̞]

Noun[edit]

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. (tools) hook, peg
  2. (clothing) clothes hanger
  3. difficult situation
  4. (boxing) hook
  5. pulling power
  6. attracting object or argument (true or fraudulent)

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