Translation of picar in English:

picar

vt

  • 5 (en billar) [bola] to put spin on
  • 6 (Per) [familiar/colloquial], (obtener dinero) to get (some) money from o out of voy a picar a mi viejo I'm going to get some money out of my old man [colloquial/familiar], I'm going to touch my old man for some money [colloquial/familiar]
  • 9 [Mús] to play … staccato

vi

picarse v pron

  • 2 [mar] to get choppy
  • 6picárselas (RPl) [argot/slang] (irse) to split [slang/argot], to be off [colloquial/familiar], to take off (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] yo me las pico I'm off [colloquial/familiar] a las nueve me las pico I have to be going o to take off at nine [colloquial/familiar]

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The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.