carraca

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Attested, in Galician, since the 14th century. Compare French caraque, Italian caracca.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

carraca f (plural carracas)

  1. (historical, navigation) carrack
    Synonym: nao
  2. (figured) old useless thing
  3. rattle

ReferencesEdit

  • carraca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • carraca” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • carraca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • carraca” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • carraca” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “carraca I”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

SpanishEdit

 
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A ratchet
Socket set with ratchet (above), four hex sockets and a universal joint.
A lilac-crested roller (bird of the family Coraciidae), Coracias caudata.
A banger
Portuguese carracks

NounEdit

carraca f (plural carracas)

  1. (music) ratchet, rattle, football rattle
    Synonym: matraca
  2. ratchet, ratchet wrench, socket wrench
    Synonym: matraca
  3. roller (any of the birds in the family Coraciidae)
  4. (colloquial) (UK) banger, (US) beater, bucket, hooptie, jalopy, shitbox, crock (old vehicle)
  5. (historical, nautical) carrack

Further readingEdit