See also: arcú

Aromanian

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Etymology

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From Latin arcus. Compare Romanian arc.

Noun

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arcu n (plural arcuri or artsi/artse)

  1. bow (weapon)

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Asturian

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Etymology

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From Latin arcus.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈaɾku/, [ˈaɾ.ku]
  • Rhymes: -aɾku
  • Hyphenation: ar‧cu

Noun

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arcu m (plural arcos)

  1. bow (weapon)
  2. (music) bow (used to play instruments)
  3. (geometry) arc
  4. (architecture) arch

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Latin

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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arcū

  1. ablative singular of arcus

Old Irish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-Celtic *ɸarsketi, cognate to Welsh erchi and more distantly Latin posco. Other forms of this verb mainly survive in derivatives formed with com-; see Related terms for these.

Verb

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arcu

  1. to beseech

Usage notes

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  • Arcu is almost always used with the fossilized noun fuin (cognate to Latin venia) as its direct object. The beseeched person is indicated by prepositional constructions with either imm or do.

Inflection

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All inflections except the first-person singular present absolute were already lost by Old Irish times.

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Sicilian

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Etymology

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From Latin arcus.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈaɾku/
  • Hyphenation: àr‧cu

Noun

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arcu m (plural archi)

  1. (weapon) bow
  2. (music) bow
  3. (geometry) arc
  4. (architecture) arch

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