See also: gâcha

EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Japanese ガチャ, shortened form of ガチャポン. Third sense is also a homophone of "gotcha."

NounEdit

gacha (countable and uncountable, plural gachas)

  1. A small toy sold in a plastic capsule in a vending machine, especially toys sold in or associated with Japan.
    • 2018, Ennio De Nucci and Adam Kramarzewski, Practical Game Design[1], page 54:
      Gacha, from the Japanese word gachapon, refers to capsules sold in vending machines and containing random toys inside
  2. The vending machine that sells such toys.
    • 2018 October 24, Oona McGee, “Pokemon cosplay for cats”, in Japan Today[2]:
      And if you’re looking for something that’s cute, compact, and affordable, you can’t go past the country’s gacha capsule toy vending machines.
  3. (video games) A mechanism in certain video games, especially mobile games, whereby in-game items or characters are purchased randomly with real money.
    • 2018, Ennio De Nucci and Adam Kramarzewski, Practical Game Design[3], page 394:
      Since a loot table with ten rewards won’t last for long, the very first step in gacha design is to ensure that you have enough content to make gacha a viable monetization strategy.
  4. (video games) A game which features this mechanic as its central feature.
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Etymology 2Edit

Chinese 嘎查 (gāchá)

NounEdit

gacha

  1. A village-level administrative division in Inner Mongolia.

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FrenchEdit

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VerbEdit

gacha

  1. third-person singular past historic of gacher

PolishEdit

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NounEdit

gacha m pers or m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of gach

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡat͡ʃa/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown

NounEdit

gacha f (plural gachas)

  1. liquid mass
  2. (in the plural) porridge, gruel, mush

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

gacha

  1. feminine singular of gacho

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WelshEdit

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VerbEdit

gacha

  1. Soft mutation of cacha.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cacha gacha nghacha chacha
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.