tronco

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin truncus (trunk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tronco m (plural troncos)

  1. trunk (of a tree)
  2. stalk of a vine
    Synonyms: cepa,
  3. stalk of a cabbage
    Synonyms: cañoto, couceiro
  4. torso
  5. main line of a lineage
    • 1409, Clarinda de Azevedo Maia (ed.), História do galego-português. Estado linguístico da Galiza e do Noroeste de Portugal do século XII ao século XVI (com referência á situação do galego moderno). Coimbra: I.N.I.C., page 113:
      se aquel que eſta herança ouuer de auer for sandeu ou deſtruydor de seus bẽes, que se torne ao outro do tronco a que perteeſçeu
      if the one who this heirloom would have is foolish or a destroyer of his goods, then it must be turned to another one of the main line to which it belonged

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • tronco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tronco” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tronco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tronco” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tronco” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin truncus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tronco (feminine singular tronca, masculine plural tronchi, feminine plural tronche)

  1. truncated
    parole tronche
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. cut off, mutilated
    Synonyms: mozzato, mutilato
  3. broken, incomplete
    Synonyms: interrotto, incompleto

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tronco m (plural tronchi)

  1. (botany) trunk, log
    Synonym: fusto
  2. (anatomy) trunk, torso
    Synonym: fusto
  3. (figurative) section, branch
    Synonyms: tratto, diramazione

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tronco

  1. first-person singular present of troncare

Anagrams[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

tronco (2)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin truncus (tree trunk; trunk of a human; cut-off piece).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tronco m (plural troncos)

  1. (botany) tree trunk
    Synonyms: caule, estipe, haste
  2. (anatomy) trunk; torso
    Synonym: torso
  3. in a tree structure, a major branch from which smaller branches stem
    Synonym: talo
  4. (linguistics) a language family which is not a subfamily (that is, the topmost family of a language family tree)
  5. (geometry) frustum (the portion of a solid hat lies between two parallel planes)
  6. stocks (type of device for public humiliation and punishment)
    Synonym: vira-mundo
  7. (historical, colonial Brazil) a post where slaves were tied to be flogged
  8. prison, jail
    Synonyms: cadeia, prisão, cárcere

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: tronk

Further reading[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From Latin truncus. Cognate with English trunk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tronco m (plural troncos)

  1. trunk (tree trunk)
  2. torso

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tronco m (plural troncos, feminine tronca, feminine plural troncas)

  1. (colloquial, Spain) guy, dude
    Synonym: tron