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gancho

GalicianEdit

NounEdit

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Celtic ganskio.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook; peg; grapple
  2. (telephony) switchhook
  3. (narratology) cliffhanger

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Formerly *‘branch’, from Hispano-Celtic *ganscio (compare Old Irish gesca); akin to French jachère.

NounEdit

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook, peg
  2. difficult situation
  3. (boxing) hook

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