See also: forša and foršā

IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *fortia, re-analyzed as a feminine singular, from the neuter plural of Latin fortis. Compare Venetian forsa, Italian forza, Friulian fuarce, Neapolitan fuorza, French force.

NounEdit

forsa f

  1. force

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

for (on) +‎ -a (relative pronoun)

PronounEdit

forsa·

  1. on whom, on which

Etymology 2Edit

Univerbation of for (on) +‎ a (the, neuter accusative singular)

ArticleEdit

forsa (triggers eclipsis)

  1. on the n sg

Old OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *fortia, re-analyzed as a feminine singular, from the neuter plural of Latin fortis. Compare French force.

NounEdit

forsa f (oblique plural forsas, nominative singular forsa, nominative plural forsas)

  1. force (physical effort)

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: força
  • Occitan: fòrça

ReferencesEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese força.

The Portuguese word comes from Latin fortia.

NounEdit

forsa

  1. force, power

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French force, from Middle French force, from Old French force, from Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *fortia, re-analyzed as a feminine singular from the neuter plural of Latin fortis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔr.sa/
  • (file)

NounEdit

forsa f

  1. (colloquial) dough, money

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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