gancho

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook
  2. kind of rake

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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]

Ganchos (clothes hangers).

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡant͡ʃo/, [ˈɡãnʲt͡ʃo]

Noun[edit]

gancho m (plural ganchos)

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

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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: ganxo
  • Italian: gancio

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