triscar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌹𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌽 (þriskan), from Proto-Germanic *þreskaną (“to thresh”). Compare Spanish triscar, Old French treschier, Italian trescare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

triscar (first-person singular present trisco, first-person singular preterite trisquei, past participle triscado)

  1. to stomp
  2. to shear
  3. to make a cracking sound
    • 1671, Gabriel Feixoo de Arauxo, Entremés famoso sobre da pesca do río Miño, page 15:
      Boteille catorce dentes fóra coa cachiporra [...] O lombo lle vai triscando
      I put out of him fourteen teeth with the club [...] his back is cracking as he walks away
  4. to strike

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References[edit]

  • “trescar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “triscar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “triscar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “triscar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌹𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌽 (þriskan), from Proto-Germanic *þreskaną (“to thresh”). Compare Spanish triscar, Old French treschier, Italian trescare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

triscar (first-person singular present indicative trisco, past participle triscado)

  1. to touch lightly

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

triscar

  1. to leap about
  2. to stamp; stomp
  3. to mix; mix up
  4. to set (a saw)

Conjugation[edit]

  • c becomes qu before e.