ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin biscator, of uncertain origin, but possibly of Germanic origin; compare German bescheißen (to deceive (someone)).[1]

NounEdit

bisca f (plural bische)

  1. gambling house, gambling den

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: bisca

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907) , “bisca”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati

AnagramsEdit


PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian bisca.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /ˈbis.kɐ/, [ˈbis.kɐ]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ˈbiʃ.kɐ/, [ˈbiʃ.kɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈbiʃ.kɐ/, [ˈbiʃ.kɐ]

  • Hyphenation: bis‧ca

NounEdit

bisca f (plural biscas)

  1. (card games) a type of card game
  2. (card games) seven (a card bearing seven pips)
    Synonyms: manilha, sete
    Na sueca, nunca se joga uma bisca antes do ás.
    In sueca, the seven should never be played before the ace.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ bisca” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.
  2. ^ bisca” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.