lancha

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay lancaran ‎(agile).

Noun[edit]

lancha f (plural lanchas)

  1. (nautical) any small and fast boat
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lancha

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese, from Malay lancar ‎(quick, nimble).

Noun[edit]

lancha f ‎(plural lanchas)

  1. boat
  2. launch (boat)