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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan (compare Occitan espasa), from Latin spatha (sword) (compare Spanish espada, French épée), from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē).

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NounEdit

espasa f (plural espases)

  1. sword
  2. epee
  3. (card games, in the plural) swords; a suit in the Spanish deck of cards
  4. (card games) a card of this suit

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan espaza, espada, from Latin spatha, from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē, any broad blade, of wood or metal). Attested from the 12th century.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

espasa f (plural espasas)

  1. sword
    Synonym: espada

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Diccionari General de la Lenga Occitana, L’Academia occitana – Consistòri del Gai Saber, 2008-2016, page 241.