See also: figą and фига

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *fīca, from Latin fīcus. Compare Occitan figa or higa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

figa f (plural figues)

  1. fig
  2. (vulgar slang) cunt; pussy (the vulva)

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


FanagaloEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Zulu -fika, from Proto-Bantu *-pìka.

VerbEdit

figa

  1. to arrive, to reach

GalicianEdit

 
Figa

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese figa (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *fīca (vulva), from Latin fīcus (fig tree or fruit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

figa f (plural figas)

  1. (folklore) fig sign, used to ward off evil spirits, the evil eye, etc. When directed to a person is insulting and equivalent to a bras d'honneur

ReferencesEdit

  • figa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • figa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • figa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • figa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfi.ɡa/
  • Rhymes: -iɡa
  • Hyphenation: fì‧ga

NounEdit

figa f (plural fighe)

  1. (vulgar, chiefly northern Italy) Alternative form of fica (cunt, pussy)

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

figa f

  1. feminine singular of figo

NiasEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Malay pinggan, ultimately from Persian پنگان(pingān, cup; bowl).

NounEdit

figa (mutated form viga)

  1. plate

ReferencesEdit

  • Sundermann, Heinrich. 1905. Niassisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Moers: Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen, p. 69.

OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan figa, from Vulgar Latin *fīca, from Latin fīcus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

figa f (plural figas)

  1. fig

Related termsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French figue, from Latin fīcus. Compare Modern French figue.

NounEdit

fīga f

  1. fig

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: vīge
    • Cimbrian: faiga
    • German: Feige
    • Yiddish: פֿײַג(fayg)
    • Polish: figa

Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *fīca, from Latin fīcus.

NounEdit

figa f (oblique plural figas, nominative singular figa, nominative plural figas)

  1. fig (fruit)

DescendantsEdit

  • Occitan: figa
  • Old French: figue (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vīge, from Old French figue, itself from Latin fīcus. Doublet of pigwa (quince).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

figa f

  1. (colloquial) common fig, fig, Ficus carica (tree, shrub, or fruit)
  2. (colloquial) nothing, nil, zilch
  3. fig sign

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

adjective
noun

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • figa in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • figa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

figa f (genitive singular figy, nominative plural figy, genitive plural fíg, declension pattern of žena)

  1. fig (fruit)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • figa in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

SloveneEdit

 
Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sl

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fíga f

  1. fig (fruit)

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. fíga
gen. sing. fíge
singular dual plural
nominative fíga fígi fíge
accusative fígo fígi fíge
genitive fíge fíg fíg
dative fígi fígama fígam
locative fígi fígah fígah
instrumental fígo fígama fígami

Further readingEdit

  • figa”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English fig or Dutch vijg.

NounEdit

figa

  1. fig (fruit of the fig tree)