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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

gancho m ‎(plural ganchos)

  1. hook

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Celtic ganskio. Compare Spanish gancho.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gancho m (plural ganchos)

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

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SpanishEdit

 
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Ganchos (clothes hangers).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡant͡ʃo/, [ˈɣ̞a̠nʲ.t͡ʃo̞]

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

gancho m ‎(plural ganchos)

  1. (tools) hook, peg
  2. (clothing) clothes hanger
  3. difficult situation
  4. (boxing) hook
  5. pulling power
  6. attracting object or argument (true or fraudulent)

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