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EtymologyEdit

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

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VerbEdit

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

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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
  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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ReferencesEdit

  • picar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • picar” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • 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)

VerbEdit

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 onomatopoetic origin.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to sting (pierce with a small, sharp point)
  2. to mince; to shred (chop into small pieces)
  3. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of picar
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of picar
  5. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of picar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of picar

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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/
  • Hyphenation: pi‧car

VerbEdit

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

  1. to itch
  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
  8. to rot; to decay; to eat away; to rust
  9. to pique
    Synonym: despertar
  10. to crush (ice)
  11. to sting or be pungent to the lips or tongue, be spicy or hot
    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

ConjugationEdit

  • c becomes qu before e.
  • c becomes qu before e.

el que se pica, ajos come||

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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.