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See also: pegá, pegà, and péga

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AsturianEdit

NounEdit

pega f (plural pegues)

  1. magpie (bird of genus Pica)

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

pega

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of pegar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of pegar

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin peca, from Latin pīca (magpie), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk- (woodpecker; magpie).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. magpie
    • 1555, Hernán Núñez, Refranes o proverbios en romance:
      Cregos, frades, pegas e choyas, do a demo tas quatro joyas (proverb)
      Priests, friars, magpies and choughs, I give to the devil these four jewels

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • pega” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • pega” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • pega” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

OccitanEdit

NounEdit

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. glue (adhesive substance)

Derived termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

 
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Pega (Pica pica)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese *pega, from Vulgar Latin peca, from Latin pīca (magpie), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk- (woodpecker; magpie).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. common magpie (Pica pica)
  2. a prating woman, a female gossiper
  3. (Portugal, offensive) slut (a sexually promiscuous woman or girl)

Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from pegar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. handle
  2. (bullfighting) the final event in a typical Portuguese bullfight, involving eight forcados who challenge the bull with their bare hands

NounEdit

pega f (Portugal) or m (Brazil) (plural pegas)

  1. fight, quarrel
  2. (Brazil) an illegal street race
    Synonym: racha

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin pedica.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. Alternative form of peia

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pega

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of pegar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of pegar
  3. feminine singular short past participle of pegar

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pěga (freckle).

NounEdit

pȅga f (Cyrillic spelling пе̏га)

  1. freckle

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

pega f (plural pegas)

  1. (colloquial, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru) work
  2. glue
  3. gluing
  4. obstacle

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

pega

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of pegar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of pegar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of pegar.