GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Celtic *ganskyos (branch, twig).[1] Doublet of ganzo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook
  2. kind of rake

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “gancho”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Celtic *ganskyos (branch, twig).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: gan‧cho

NounEdit

gancho m (plural ganchos)

  1. hook; peg; grapple
  2. (Portugal) hairpin
  3. (telephony) switchhook
  4. (narratology) cliffhanger
  5. (clothing) the central part of a pair of trousers to which the legs are sown
  6. (boxing) a hook or uppercut

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SpanishEdit

 
Ganchos (clothes hangers).

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Celtic *ganskyos (branch, twig).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡant͡ʃo/, [ˈɡãnʲ.t͡ʃo]

NounEdit

gancho m (plural ganchos)

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

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: ganxo
  • Italian: gancio

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