See also: Branca and brâncă

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Late Latin branca, possibly of Gaulish or other pre-Roman origin.

NounEdit

branca f (plural branques)

  1. branch

GalicianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

branca f sg

  1. feminine singular of branco

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin branca.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbran.ka/, [ˈbr̺äŋkä]
  • Rhymes: -anka
  • Hyphenation: bràn‧ca

NounEdit

branca f (plural branche)

  1. claw (of a cat etc)
  2. talon (of a bird)
  3. branch (of knowledge etc)
  4. (anatomy) branch
  5. (in the plural) clutches

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • branca in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gaulish *uranka, from Proto-Indo-European *wert-

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

branca f (genitive brancae); first declension

  1. (Vulgar Latin, Late Latin) paw, foot

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative branca brancae
Genitive brancae brancārum
Dative brancae brancīs
Accusative brancam brancās
Ablative brancā brancīs
Vocative branca brancae

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: branca
  • English: branch
  • French: branche (branch)
  • German: Pranke

ReferencesEdit


OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin branca. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Languedoc) IPA(key): /ˈbɾaŋko/

NounEdit

branca f (plural brancas)

  1. (Languedoc, Provençal) branch

Alternative spellingsEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

branca

  1. feminine singular of branco