See also: Cavala

Franco-ProvençalEdit

NounEdit

cavala f

  1. mare
    Synonyms: èga, jument

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cavala

  1. third-person singular past historic of cavaler

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine of caval (horse), or from Latin caballa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kaˈβalo]
  • (file)

NounEdit

cavala f (plural cavalas)

  1. mare
    Synonym: èga

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caballa. Compare Spanish caballa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cavala f (plural cavalas)

  1. mackerel (edible fish of genus Scomber or Scomberomorus)
    Synonym: sarda

Usage notesEdit

  • Although "cavala" is etymologically the feminine form of "cavalo", its meaning is not related to the female horse, which is called égua (from Latin equa).