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etymology 1 From Latin annus.
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. year
related terms:
  • anello
  • aniversario
  • anual
etymology 2 From Latin ānus.
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. anus
Synonyms: censo (informal), cenzo (informal), cu (informal), curso (informal)
related terms:
  • anal
determiner: {{head}}
  1. any; whichever; whatever
  2. (pejorative) any old
carallo etymology Compare Portuguese caralho, Spanish carajo.
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) penis
  2. (slang, vulgar) damm
interjection: {{head}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) shit!
  2. (slang, vulgar) go to hell, piss off, fucking hell, fuck, damn it
casquete etymology From casco.
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. hood
  2. bowl
  3. hairpiece, rug
  4. helmet
  5. polar ice, polar icecap
  6. (vulgar) sexual intercourse
Synonyms: (polar ice) casquete polar
adjective: {{gl-adj}}
  1. cute, pretty, lovely
  2. (colloquial) cocky
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. pimp
cona Alternative forms: cono
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) vagina
interjection: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) damn; fuck; shit
corrida etymology From correr. pronunciation
  • /koˈriða/
adjective: {{gl-adj}}
  1. feminine of corrido
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. sprint, run, dash
  2. (bullfighting) A bullfight
  3. (geology) outcrop
  4. (vulgar slang) orgasm; cumshot
Synonyms: (bullfighting) corrida
cu etymology From Old Portuguese cuu, from Latin culus pronunciation
  • [ku]
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang, anatomy) ass, arse, booty, rear, behind, butt, buttock
  2. (vulgar, slang, anatomy) anus
Synonyms: (butt) traseiro
fariña Alternative forms: faría (Galician-Asturian) etymology From Latin farīna.
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. flour
  2. (informal, slang, uncountable) cocaine.
fillo de puta
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. (pejorative, vulgar) son of a bitch
foder etymology From Latin futuere, present active infinitive of futuō.
verb: {{gl-verb}}
  1. (vulgar) to fuck
  2. (vulgar) to fuck around
francés pronunciation
  • /fɾanˈθes/
adjective: {{gl-adj}}
  1. French
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. Frenchman, inhabitant of France
noun: {{gl-proper noun}}
  1. French language
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) blowjob
Synonyms: felación {{g}}, mamada {{g}}, sexo oral {{g}}
adjective: {{gl-adj}}
  1. (colloquial, pejorative) a Frenchman, a frog
mamada etymology From mamar. pronunciation
  • /maˈmaða/
adjective: {{head}}
  1. feminine of mamado
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. milk; (of baby) feeding time
  2. breastfeeding
  3. (colloquial) blowjob
  4. (colloquial) drunkenness
Synonyms: (blow job) felación {{g}}, sexo oral {{g}}, francés {{g}}, (drunkenness) borracheira {{g}}, embriaguez {{g}}
related terms:
  • mamar
  • mamón
matapiollos etymology From matar ‘kills’ + piollo ‘lice’.
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. (informal) thumb
Synonyms: cachapiollos, polgar
obrar etymology From Latin operor.
verb: {{gl-verb}}
  1. to act, accomplish
  2. to cause, to produce (an effect)
  3. to construct, build
  4. (vulgar) to defecate
  5. inflection of obrar
  6. inflection of obrar
Synonyms: (to act, accomplish) actuar, (to construct, build) construír, edificar
related terms:
  • obra
  • obradoiro
  • obreiro
peido etymology From Latin peditum.
adjective: {{gl-adj}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) drunk, high, intoxicated
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. fart
  2. (slang) drunkenness
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) penis
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. thumb
Synonyms: (informal) cachapiollos, (informal) matapiollos
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) pornographic
Synonyms: pornográfico, pornográfica
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) pornography
Synonyms: pornografía Like foto, the shortened form of fotografia, this shortened form of pornografia is properly feminine, but sometimes used as a masculine noun.
pró etymology contraction of para o
contraction: {{head}}
  1. (informal) to the; for the
putear etymology Compare Spanish putear.
verb: {{gl-verb}}
  1. (vulgar) to fuck around, bother
quentapirolas etymology quentar ‘heat up/excite’ + pirolas ‘cocks’
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) cocktease
quente etymology From Old Portuguese caente, from Latin calēns, calēnte, present participle of caleō.
adjective: {{gl-adj}}
  1. hot, warm
  2. (vulgar) aroused sexually
  • (hot, warm) frío
adjective: {{gl-adj}}
  1. Of or pertaining to Santiago de Compostela.
Synonyms: compostelán
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. Someone from Santiago de Compostela.
Synonyms: compostelán, picheleiro (colloquial)
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. aunt A miña tía é a irmá do meu pai ou da miña nai. My aunt is my mother's or father's sister.
  2. (colloquial) woman ¡Tías boas! Hot chicks!
Synonyms: titía
related terms:
  • tío
noun: {{gl-noun}}
  1. uncle O meutío é o irmá da miña nai ou do meu pai My uncle is my mother's or father's brother.
  2. (colloquial) Unknown male person, dude, guy. E ese tío gritoume. And that guy yelled to me.
  3. mister (title conferred on an adult male)
Synonyms: (family) titío, (mister) señor, (with regard to gender) tía, (with regard to ancestry) sobriño, sobriña, tío avó, tío carnal
vostede Alternative forms: Vde. etymology Compare Catalan vostè, Portuguese você, Spanish usted.
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (formal) you exampleDe onde é vostede? Where are you from? (formal)
Synonyms: ti (informal or neutral)
  • Although vostede is used as a second-person pronoun, it takes third-person verb forms and pronouns.
vostedes Alternative forms: Vdes.
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (formal) you
Synonyms: vós (informal or neutral)
  • Although vostedes is used as a second-person pronoun, it takes third-person verb forms and pronouns.
vulgar etymology From Latin vulgāris.
adjective: {{gl-adj}}
  1. common to the people, vulgar
  2. ordinary, undistinguished
  3. popular, commonly understood, as opposed to scientific or technical
  4. simple, unintelligent
Synonyms: (ordinary) prosaico, (popular) común, popular
  • (popular) científico, técnico
related terms:
  • vulgaridade
  • vulgarismo
  • vulgo
adjective: {{head}}
  1. plural of vulgar
noun: {{head}}
  1. plural of vulgaridade
noun: {{head}}
  1. plural of vulgarismo

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