CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Catalan picar, from Vulgar Latin *pīccāre, itself a derivative of Latin pīcus or of onomatopoetic origin.

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picar (first-person singular present pico, past participle picat)

  1. (of an animal or insect) to bite, sting
  2. to peck (strike with the beak or bill)
  3. to prick, pierce
  4. to sting, burn; to be spicy or sour
  5. to mince, chop
  6. to strike
    picar a la portato knock on the door
    picar de mansto clap hands
  7. to push (a button)
    han picat al timbresomeone rang the bell

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GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pico (beak).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

picar (first-person singular present pico, first-person singular preterite piquei, past participle picado)

  1. to mince
    Synonym: pitar
  2. to chop
    Hai que picar esa leña.Somebody [probably you] should chop that firewood.
  3. to bite
  4. to sting
    Synonym: aguillar
  5. (of milk, wine) to sour, embitter
  6. (of the sea) to become choppy
  7. to itch
  8. (of food) to be hot, spicy
  9. to hammer (a blade, for sharpening it)
    Synonym: carabuñar
  10. to nibble

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  • Note: pic- are changed to piqu- before front vowels (e).

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ReferencesEdit

  • picar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • picar” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • picar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • picar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • picar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan, from Vulgar Latin *pīccāre, itself a derivative of Latin pīcus or of onomatopoetic origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈka/
  • (file)

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picar

  1. to hit; to strike
  2. (of an insect or the like) to sting
    Synonym: fissar

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pīccāre (to puncture), itself from *pīccus (woodpecker), variant of Latin pīcus, or of onomatopoeic origin.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: pi‧car

VerbEdit

picar (first-person singular present indicative pico, past participle picado)

  1. to sting (pierce with a small, sharp point)
  2. to punch (to make holes)
    picar o bilheteto punch the ticket
  3. to mince; to shred (chop into small pieces)
    picar a carneto mince the meat
  4. (informal) to provoke

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pico (beak, point), or maybe from Latin pīcus (woodpecker), through a Vulgar Latin *pīccāre (to sting, strike). Compare English pique, French piquer, and Portuguese picar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈkaɾ/, [piˈkaɾ]
  • Hyphenation: pi‧car

VerbEdit

picar (first-person singular present pico, first-person singular preterite piqué, past participle picado)

  1. (intransitive) to itch (to feel itchy; to feel a need to be scratched)
    una tela que picaan itchy fabric
  2. to sting
  3. to chop
  4. to bite
  5. (cooking) to mince, to dice
  6. to stab; to wound
  7. (colloquial) to snack; to nibble; to have a bite
    me apetece picar algoI fancy a bite to eat
  8. to rot; to decay; to eat away; to rust
  9. to pique
    Synonym: despertar
  10. to crush (ice)
  11. (intransitive) to sting or be pungent to the lips or tongue, be spicy or, of a candy, very sour
    Este chile pica mucho.This chili is very hot.
  12. (slang, Mexico) to sexually penetrate, fuck
  13. (reflexive) to get angry, get annoyed, take offence
  14. (reflexive) to turn sour
  15. (reflexive, Mexico, with con) to get addicted, fascinated, enraptured
  16. (intransitive) to bounce

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VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Italian impiccare.

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picar

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to hang, dangle

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  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.