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See also: Gamba, gambá, gambă, and gâmba

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From viola da gamba, ultimately from Italian gamba (leg). Doublet of jamb.

NounEdit

gamba (plural gambas)

  1. (music) Abbreviation of viola da gamba.
  2. (music) A rank of organ pipes, so called for a supposed resemblance of the sound to that of a viola da gamba.

Etymology 2Edit

Latin gamba (leg); compare gamb, gambol.

NounEdit

gamba

  1. (anatomy) The metacarpus or metatarsus of ruminants, etc.
Related termsEdit

CatalanEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamba f (plural gambes)

  1. leg

NounEdit

gamba f (plural gambes)

  1. shrimp

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

gamba f (plural gamba's, diminutive gambaatje n)

  1. viola da gamba
    Synonym: knieviool
  2. prawn

Derived termsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

gamba f (plural gambas)

  1. large prawn

GooniyandiEdit

NounEdit

gamba

  1. water
    yoowarni gambaone serving of water
  2. wet season
  3. year (because years are measured from one wet season to the next)
    yoowarni gambaone year

ReferencesEdit

  • William B. McGregor, A Functional Grammar of Gooniyandi (1990, →ISBN, page 260

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

gamba (plural gambas)

  1. leg

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

gamba m (genitive singular gamba, nominative plural gambaí)

  1. lump, hunk, dollop

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gamba ghamba ngamba
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin gamba, from Ancient Greek καμπή (kampḗ), from Proto-Indo-European *kamp- (to bend; crooked).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamba f (plural gambe)

  1. leg
  2. leg (from knee to ankle), shank
  3. leg (of furniture)
  4. stroke (of a letter)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek καμπή (kampḗ), from Proto-Indo-European *kamp- (to bend; crooked).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamba f (genitive gambae); first declension

  1. hoof

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gamba gambae
Genitive gambae gambārum
Dative gambae gambīs
Accusative gambam gambās
Ablative gambā gambīs
Vocative gamba gambae

DescendantsEdit


LeoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

gamba f (plural gambas)

  1. leg

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian gamba or Vulgar Latin *gambarus, from Latin gammarus, cammarus (lobster), from Ancient Greek κάμμαρος (kámmaros).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: gam‧ba

NounEdit

gamba f (plural gambas)

  1. shrimp (decapod crustacean)
    Synonym: camarão

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian gamba or Vulgar Latin *gambarus, from Latin gammarus, cammarus (lobster), from Ancient Greek κάμμαρος (kámmaros).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡamba/, [ˈɡãmba]

NounEdit

gamba f (plural gambas)

  1. (Argentina, colloquial) leg
    Synonym: pierna
  2. (Spain) shrimp
    Synonym: camarón (Latin America)
  3. (Chile, colloquial) 100 pesos

Derived termsEdit


SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

gamba (ma class, plural magamba)

  1. bark (of a tree)
  2. skin (of a scaly animal)
  3. scale (of an animal)
  4. armor
  5. shell

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