pega

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See also: pegá, pegà, and péga

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegues)

  1. magpie (bird of genus Pica)

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

pega

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of pegar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of pegar

Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin peca, from Latin pīca (magpie), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk- (woodpecker; magpie).

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. magpie
    • 1555, Hernán Núñez, Refranes o proverbios en romance:
      Cregos, frades, pegas e choyas, do a demo tas quatro joyas (proverb)
      Priests, friars, magpies and choughs, I give to the devil these four jewels

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • pega” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • pega” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



Occitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. glue (adhesive substance)

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pega (Pica pica)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese *pega, from Vulgar Latin peca, from Latin pīca (magpie), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk- (woodpecker; magpie).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. common magpie (Pica pica)
  2. a prating woman, a female gossiper
  3. (Portugal, offensive) slut (a sexually promiscuous woman or girl)

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from pegar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. handle
  2. (bullfighting) the final event in a typical Portuguese bullfight, involving eight forcados who challenge the bull with their bare hands

Noun[edit]

pega f (Portugal) or m (Brazil) (plural pegas)

  1. fight, quarrel
  2. (Brazil) an illegal street race
    Synonyms: racha

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin pedica.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. Alternative form of peia

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pega

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of pegar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of pegar
  3. feminine singular short past participle of pegar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pěga (freckle).

Noun[edit]

pȅga f (Cyrillic spelling пе̏га)

  1. freckle

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. (colloquial, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru) work
  2. glue
  3. gluing
  4. obstacle

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

pega

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of pegar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of pegar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of pegar.