See also: troncò

Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese, from Latin truncus (trunk).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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tronco m (plural troncos)

  1. trunk (of a tree)
  2. stalk of a vine
    Synonyms: cepa,
  3. stalk of a cabbage
    Synonyms: cañoto, couceiro
  4. torso
  5. main line of a lineage
    • 1409, Clarinda de Azevedo Maia (ed.), História do galego-português. Estado linguístico da Galiza e do Noroeste de Portugal do século XII ao século XVI (com referência á situação do galego moderno). Coimbra: I.N.I.C., page 113:
      se aquel que eſta herança ouuer de auer for sandeu ou deſtruydor de seus bẽes, que se torne ao outro do tronco a que perteeſçeu
      if the one who this heirloom would have is foolish or a destroyer of his goods, then it must be turned to another one of the main line to which it belonged
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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “tronco”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “tronco”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • tronco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • tronco” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tronco” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtron.ko/
  • Rhymes: -onko
  • Hyphenation: trón‧co

Etymology 1

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From Latin truncus.

Adjective

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tronco (feminine tronca, masculine plural tronchi, feminine plural tronche)

  1. truncated
    parole tronche
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  2. cut off, mutilated
    Synonyms: mozzato, mutilato
  3. broken, incomplete
    Synonyms: interrotto, incompleto
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Noun

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tronco m (plural tronchi)

  1. (botany) trunk, log
    Synonym: fusto
  2. (anatomy) trunk, torso
    Synonym: fusto
  3. (figurative) section, branch
    Synonyms: tratto, diramazione
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Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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tronco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of troncare

Anagrams

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Portuguese

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tronco (2)

Etymology

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Inherited from Latin truncus (tree trunk; trunk of a human; cut-off piece).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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tronco m (plural troncos)

  1. (botany) tree trunk
    Synonyms: caule, estipe, haste
  2. (anatomy) trunk; torso
    Synonym: torso
  3. in a tree structure, a major branch from which smaller branches stem
    Synonym: talo
  4. (linguistics) a language family which is not a subfamily (that is, the topmost family of a language family tree)
  5. (geometry) frustum (the portion of a solid hat lies between two parallel planes)
  6. stocks (type of device for public humiliation and punishment)
    Synonym: (Brazil) vira-mundo
  7. (historical, colonial Brazil) a post where slaves were tied to be flogged
  8. prison, jail
    Synonyms: cadeia, prisão, cárcere
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Descendants

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Further reading

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Spanish

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Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɾonko/ [ˈt̪ɾõŋ.ko]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -onko
  • Syllabification: tron‧co

Etymology 1

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Inherited from Latin truncus. Cognate with English trunk, Italian tronco, Portuguese tronco.

Noun

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tronco m (plural troncos)

  1. trunk (tree trunk)
  2. trunk (main channel)
    tronco braquiocefálicobrachiocephalic artery
  3. torso
    Synonym: torso
  4. frustum
  5. team (of mules, etc.)
    Synonym: tiro
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Noun

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tronco m (plural troncos, feminine tronca, feminine plural troncas)

  1. (colloquial, Spain) guy, dude
    Synonym: tron

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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tronco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of troncar

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