trucar

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trucar (first-person singular present truco, past participle trucat)

  1. to knock, to ring (at the door)
  2. to call, to ring on the telephone

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Old Occitan trucar, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *þrukjaną (to press on).[1]

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trucar (first-person singular present truco, first-person singular preterite truquei, past participle trucado)

  1. to bang head with head (for example, the rams during a fight)
  2. to knock
  3. to charge
  4. (figuratively) to argue

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. trocar.

Occitan[edit]

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trucar

  1. to hit; to strike

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From truco +‎ -ar

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trucar (first-person singular present truco, first-person singular preterite truqué, past participle trucado)

  1. to tune up, soup up (modify a motor vehicle)
  2. to rig

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  • c becomes qu before e.

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