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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin pica, variant form of Latin pix (pitch, tar).

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegues)

  1. pitch, tar
  2. bad luck
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

pega

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

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since 1418. 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. magpie
    • 1418, Á. Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 95:
      Iten tordos et melrras cada hũu a coroado. Iten petos et pegas et agoanetas a quatro coroados cada ũu
      Item, thrushes and blackbirds each one a crown. Item woodpeckers and magpies and snipes, four crowns each one
    • 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 Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • pega” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • pega” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • pega” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pegar. Cognate with Kabuverdianu pega.

Verb[edit]

pega

  1. to hold

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pegar.

Verb[edit]

pega

  1. to hold

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]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈpe.ɡɐ/, [ˈpe.ɡɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈpe.ɡɐ/, [ˈpe.ɣɐ]

  • Hyphenation: pe‧ga

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. Eurasian 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]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈpɛ.ɡɐ/, [ˈpɛ.ɡɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈpɛ.ɡɐ/, [ˈpɛ.ɣɐ]

  • Hyphenation: pe‧ga

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. handle
  2. (judo) grip
  3. (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
    Synonym: racha

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin pedica.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈpɛ.ɡɐ/, [ˈpɛ.ɡɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈpɛ.ɡɐ/, [ˈpɛ.ɣɐ]

  • Hyphenation: pe‧ga

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. Alternative form of peia

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈpɛ.ɡɐ/, [ˈpɛ.ɡɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈpɛ.ɡɐ/, [ˈpɛ.ɣɐ]

  • Hyphenation: pe‧ga

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]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. (colloquial, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru) work
    Synonym: trabajo
  2. (Venezuela) glue
    Synonyms: pegamento, cola
  3. gluing
  4. obstacle

Derived terms[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.