barba

See also: barbă and bàrba

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin barba.

NounEdit

barba f (plural barbes)

  1. chin
  2. beard
  3. baleen

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin barba.

NounEdit

barba f (plural barbes)

  1. chin
  2. beard

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

barba

  1. Third-person singular present indicative form of barbar.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of barbar.

CimbrianEdit

NounEdit

barba m (plural barben)

  1. uncle

ReferencesEdit

  • “barba” in Umberto Martello Martalar, Alfonso Bellotto, Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Setti Communi vicentini, 1st edition, 1974.

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

barbo (beard) +‎ -a (adjective)

AdjectiveEdit

barba (plural barbaj, accusative singular barban, accusative plural barbajn)

  1. of or related to beards
  2. (of people) having a beard, beardy

Related termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (bearded): barbhava

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

barba

  1. third-person singular past historic of barber

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin barba.

NounEdit

barba f (plural barbas)

  1. beard
  2. chin
  3. (ornithology) barb (of a feather)

SynonymsEdit

  • (chin): barbadela

ItalianEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin barba, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂.

NounEdit

barba f (plural barbe)

  1. beard
  2. (botany) root, rootlet
  3. (zoology) barb
  4. (colloquial) bore, drag, yawn

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the above term, from the fact that a beard represents a grown man.

NounEdit

barba m

  1. uncle

SynonymsEdit


LatinEdit

barba (beard)

EtymologyEdit

From earlier *farba, with initial b- assimilated to -rb, from Proto-Italic *farβa, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂ (beard). Compare also barbātus.

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

barba f (genitive barbae); first declension

  1. beard (facial hair)
    Barba non facit philosophum.
    A beard does not constitute a philosopher.
    Video barbam et pallium; philosophum nondum video.
    I see a beard and cloak; a philosopher I don't yet see.
  2. (figuratively) wool, down on a plant
  3. vocative singular of barba
InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative barba barbae
genitive barbae barbārum
dative barbae barbīs
accusative barbam barbās
ablative barbā barbīs
vocative barba barbae
SynonymsEdit
  • (beard): barbitium
Derived termsEdit
  • barbula (little beard)
  • barbitium (beard growth)
Related termsEdit
  • barbātōria
  • barbescō
  • barbiger
DescendantsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

NounEdit

barbā

  1. ablative singular of barba

ReferencesEdit

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 69

PiedmonteseEdit

NounEdit

barba m

  1. uncle

PortugueseEdit

barba

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese barba, barva, from Latin barba (beard), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰ-eh₂ (beard).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

barba f (plural barbas)

  1. beard

See alsoEdit


RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin barba, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰ-eh₂- (compare English beard). Compare meaning of "uncle" to Friulian barbe, Italian barba, Dalmatian buarba.

NounEdit

barba f (plural barbas)

  1. beard

NounEdit

barba m (plural barbas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) uncle

SynonymsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) aug
  • (Sutsilvan) oc, ô

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (with regards to gender):
    • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) onda
    • (Vallader) anda
    • (Puter, Vallader) tanta

SicilianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin barba.

NounEdit

barba f (plural barbi)

  1. beard

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin barba, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂.

NounEdit

barba f (plural barbas)

  1. beard
  2. chin

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 00:53