See also: arcú

AromanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arcus. Compare Romanian arc.

NounEdit

arcu n (plural arcuri or artsi/artse)

  1. bow (weapon)

SynonymsEdit

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arcus.

NounEdit

arcu m (plural arcos)

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

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arcū

  1. ablative singular of arcus

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

VerbEdit

arcu

  1. I beseech

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

InflectionEdit

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

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Further readingEdit


SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arcus.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

arcu m (plural archi)

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

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit