calça

See also: calca and călca

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin calcea (garment covering foot and leg), from Latin calceus (shoe). Over time the meaning extended upward to include all of the body from the waist down, then contracted to cover only the area just below the waist.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Eastern Catalan) IPA(key): [káɫsə]
  • (Western Catalan) IPA(key): [káɫsa]

NounEdit

calça f (plural calces)

  1. (archaic) A sock.
  2. Hose.
  3. (in the plural) Pantaloons; knickers.
  4. (in the plural) Panties.
  5. (agriculture) The outer bark of a cork oak that is put back on the tree after the cork has been harvested so as to help the tree to survive and produce more cork.

SynonymsEdit

  • (sock): mitjó
  • (hose): mitja
  • (pantaloons): pantalons
  • (panties): calçons

Derived termsEdit

  • calça d’arena
  • calces de ferro
  • ésser un calces

PortugueseEdit

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calça

NounEdit

calça f (plural calças)

  1. trousers, pants
  2. ring (on a mushroom)
Last modified on 24 February 2014, at 17:43