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GalicianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin pustula (pimp), but influenced by Latin botulus (sausage).

NounEdit

bocha f (plural bochas)

  1. pimple, pustule
  2. a kind of sausage
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian buccia.

NounEdit

bocha f (plural bochas)

  1. spherical body
  2. bowling ball

ReferencesEdit

  • bocha” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • bocha” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



Old ProvençalEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin bucca. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French boche.

NounEdit

bocha f (oblique plural bochas, nominative singular bocha, nominative plural bochas)

  1. mouth (anatomy)

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian boccia.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bocha f (plural bochas)

  1. bowls; lawn bowls (sport where players roll balls such that they stop as close as possible to another ball)
  2. bowl (ball thrown by the player in lawn bowls)

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

bocha f (plural bochas)

  1. bowl (ball thrown in the game of bowls)
  2. (in the plural) bowls (sport)