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See also: becá and bể cá

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

beca f (plural beques)

  1. scholarship

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

beca

  1. inflection of bec:
    1. nominative plural feminine and neuter
    2. vocative and accusative plural all genders

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
beca beca
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbeca
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, compare Spanish beca.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: be‧ca
  • (Portuga, Cariocal) IPA(key): /ˈbɛ.kɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈbɛ.ka/

NounEdit

beca f (plural becas)

  1. gown (official robe)
    Synonym: toga
  2. (informal, Portugal) a bit (small quantity)
    Synonyms: bocado, pouco

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian becco, from Latin beccus (beak) because of a medieval gown worn that covered the face like a beak

NounEdit

beca f (plural becas)

  1. grant, stipend.
  2. scholarship.

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

beca

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of becar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of becar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of becar.