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Inherited from Vulgar Latin *trūdicāre.[1]

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trucar (first-person singular present truco, past participle trucat)

  1. to hit
    Synonym: tustar
  2. to knock, to ring (at the door)
  3. to call, to ring on the telephone

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  1. ^ Walther von Wartburg (1928–2002), “*trūdicare”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 13: To–Tyrus, page 329

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Perhaps from Old Occitan trucar,[1] from Vulgar Latin *trūdicāre.

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trucar (first-person singular present truco, first-person singular preterite truquei, past participle trucado)

  1. to bang head with head (for example, the rams during a fight)
  2. to knock
  3. to charge
  4. (figurative) to argue

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  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “trocar”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

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  • (file)

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trucar

  1. to hit; to strike

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Etymology 1 edit

From truque +‎ -ar.

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trucar (first-person singular present truco, first-person singular preterite truquei, past participle trucado)

  1. (intransitive, card games) to make the first bid (in the game of truque)
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Etymology 2 edit

From truca +‎ -ar.

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trucar (first-person singular present truco, first-person singular preterite truquei, past participle trucado)

  1. (intransitive, film) to do trick photography
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  • truquear (Ecuador, Nicaragua, Peru, Puerto Rico)

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From truco +‎ -ar.

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  • IPA(key): /tɾuˈkaɾ/ [t̪ɾuˈkaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: tru‧car

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trucar (first-person singular present truco, first-person singular preterite truqué, past participle trucado)

  1. to tune up, soup up (modify a motor vehicle)
  2. to rig

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