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pica
-pike
See the entry forpica.
Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofpicar.
pica
-sting
Affirmative imperativeconjugation ofpicar.

pica

pica(
pee
-
kah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (stake)
a. pike
Lo ejecutaron y clavaron su cabeza en una pica.He was executed and his head stuck on a pike.
2. (bullfighting)
a. lance
El picador levantó su pica y la lanzó al toro.The picador raised his lance and threw it at the bull.
b. goad
Dejó la pica clavada en el cuello del toro.He pierced the bull's neck with his goad.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rivalry) (Andes) (Southern Cone)
a. resentment
Existe bastante pica entre los dos equipos.There is bitter resentment between those two teams.
4. (card)
a. spade
En este juego de cartas, una pica vale tanto como un corazón.In this card game, a spade is worth as much as a heart.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(on a bus)
a. ticket inspector
La pica descubrió a alguien que viajaba sin pasaje.The ticket inspector found someone traveling without a ticket.
picas
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (suit of cards)
a. spades
En este juego de cartas, las picas mandan sobre los corazones.In this card game, spades rule over hearts.
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pica
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (lanza)
a. pike
2. (fig)
a.
poner una pica en Flandesto do the impossible
3. (bullfighting)
a. goad, picador's spear
4. (colloquial)
a. ticket inspector
picasspades
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pica
(Ornitología) magpie
pica
(Mil) pike; (Taur) goad; (pene) prick (vulgar)
poner una pica en Flandes to bring off a real coup; achieve a signal success
pica
(And) (Agr) tapping of rubber trees; (of rubber trees)
pica
1 (And) (resentimiento) pique; resentment
2 (S. Cone) (mal humor) annoyance; irritation
sacar pica a algn to annoy sb
pica
[de autobús] inspector
pica
(And) (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (camino) forest trail; narrow path
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