See also: calca, calcá, and călca

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan cauça), from Vulgar Latin *calcea (garment covering foot and leg) (compare French chausse, Spanish calza), from Latin calceus (shoe). Over time the meaning extended upward to include all of the body from the waist down, then contracted to cover only the area just below the waist.

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NounEdit

calça f (plural calces)

  1. (archaic) sock
    Synonym: mitjó
  2. hose
    Synonym: mitja
  3. (in the plural) pantaloons; knickers
    Synonym: pantaló
  4. (in the plural) panties
    Synonym: calçó
  5. (agriculture) The outer bark of a cork oak that is put back on the tree after the cork has been harvested so as to help the tree to survive and produce more cork.

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PortugueseEdit

 
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calça

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, from Vulgar Latin *calcea, from Latin calceus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈkaw.sɐ/, [ˈkaʊ̯.sɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈkal.sɐ/, [ˈkaɫ.sɐ]

NounEdit

calça f (plural calças)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) trousers, pants
  2. ring (on a mushroom)

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VerbEdit

calça

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of calçar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of calçar