Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin truncāre.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /tronˈ
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: tron‧cà‧re

Verb edit

troncàre (first-person singular present trónco, first-person singular past historic troncài, past participle troncàto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. to break off, to truncate
    troncare sul nascereto nip in the bud
  2. to cut off, to sever
  3. (linguistics) to apocopate
  4. to ruin, to cut short (a career, etc.)
  5. (figurative) to sap, to weaken

Conjugation edit

Related terms edit

Anagrams edit

Spanish edit

Verb edit


  1. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of troncar