guincho

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *winkijǭ,[1] perhaps via Middle English winche.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

guincho m (plural guinchos)

  1. winch; windlass

Etymology 2[edit]

From gancho.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

guincho m (plural guinchos, feminine guincha, feminine plural guinchas)

  1. pitchfork
  2. hook
Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

guincho m (feminine singular guincha, masculine plural guinchos, feminine plural guinchas)

  1. having large forward-looking horns

References[edit]

  • guinche” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • guincho” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ Rivas Quintas, Eligio (2015). Dicionario etimolóxico da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Tórculo. →ISBN, s.v. guinche.
  2. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. gancho.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

guincho m (plural guinchos)

  1. tow truck (motor vehicle for towing)
  2. winch (machine used for hoisting)
  3. shriek; squeal (a sharp, shrill scream)
  4. any bird characterised by its high-pitched call

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

guincho

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of guinchar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cross of gancho and pincho.

Noun[edit]

guincho m (plural guinchos)

  1. osprey