picchiare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic, related to picca, piccare.[1]

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picchiare

  1. (transitive) to beat, to hit, to thrash, to hammer
    Synonyms: percuotere, battere
  2. (transitive) to strike, to bang, to pat, to tap
    Synonyms: urtare, battere, sbattere
  3. (intransitive) to beat, to knock, to thump, to tap, to bang
    Synonyms: battere, bussare
  4. (intransitive) to insist
    Synonym: insistere
  5. (intransitive) to pound, throb

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References[edit]

  1. ^ picchiare1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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