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pinchar

  1. to recognize, to know (someone)

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EtymologyEdit

Most likely from a crossing of punchar (itself a variant of punzar, from Vulgar Latin *punctiāre, from Latin punctus), and picar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pinˈt͡ʃaɾ/, [pĩnʲˈt͡ʃaɾ]

VerbEdit

pinchar (first-person singular present pincho, first-person singular preterite pinché, past participle pinchado)

  1. to puncture, prick, pierce
  2. (animals, needle) to sting
  3. (computation) to click
  4. (colloquial) to flirt
  5. (colloquial) to get flirted
  6. (telephony) to call up by telephone and suspend before a conversation is initiated in order to make the receiver call back
  7. (telephone, colloquial) putting some tool for hearing in secret private conversation by phone; eavesdropping
  8. (colloquial) to fuck
  9. (colloquial) to wind up, pester

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