See also: mocà, mocą, mócā, moča, and moça

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a proposed pre-Roman form *mauka of uncertain origin.

NounEdit

moca f (plural moques)

  1. guts, entrails
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

moca

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of mocar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of mocar

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown. Related to Spanish mueca.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

moca m (plural mocas)

  1. mockery
    Synonym: chacota
  2. grimace
    • c1780, anonymous, Cincuenta décimas contra Cernadas:
      Mordesme en Papeliños,
      que leeron moitas Xentes:
      mordes me, chantasme os dentes
      chantame agora os focinos:
      si lendo estes meus termiños
      fixères xestos, ou mocas,
      ê contra min te desuocas,
      ê con Mocas ques ferir me,
      e focas no Corpo abrirme,
      Chantame as mocas nas focas.
      You bite me in little papers
      that many people have read
      You bite me, thrust you teeth in me
      Thrust now your snout
      If reading these my terms
      You do gestures or grimaces
      and against me you run off at the mouth
      and with clubs you want to injure me
      and holes in my body open
      Thrust the clubs into my holes
  3. (figuratively) drunkeness
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From an old Galician *mãoca, from man (hand) + -oca. Cognate with Asturian manueca.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

moca f (plural mocas)

  1. club, cudgel
    • c1780, anonymous, Cincuenta décimas contra Cernadas:
      Mordesme en Papeliños,
      que leeron moitas Xentes:
      mordes me, chantasme os dentes
      chantame agora os focinos:
      si lendo estes meus termiños
      fixères xestos, ou mocas,
      ê contra min te desuocas,
      ê con Mocas ques ferir me,
      e focas no Corpo abrirme,
      Chantame as mocas nas focas.
      You bite me in little papers
      that many people have read
      You bite me, thrust you teeth in me
      Thrust now your snout
      If reading these my terms
      You do gestures or grimaces
      and against me you run off at the mouth
      and with clubs you want to injure me
      and holes in my body open
      Thrust the clubs into my holes
    Synonyms: baloco, cachaporra
  2. flail's handle
    Synonym: mango
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Ultimately from Mocha, Yemen, a port on the Red Sea, from Arabic اَلْمُخَا(al-muḵā), due to its being a major marketplace for coffee during Ottoman rule.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

moca m (plural mocas)

  1. mocha

ReferencesEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Mocha, Yemen, a port on the Red Sea, from Arabic اَلْمُخَا(al-muḵā), due to its being a major marketplace for coffee during Ottoman rule.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.ka/
  • Rhymes: -ɔka
  • Hyphenation: mò‧ca

Noun 1Edit

moca m (uncountable)

  1. mocha (Arabian coffee)
  2. A coffee drink made from mocha.
  3. (by extension) coffee
    Synonym: caffè

Noun 2Edit

moca f (invariable)

  1. Alternative spelling of moka (coffee maker)

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • moca in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

moca m

  1. plantain tree

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Mocha, Yemen, a port on the Red Sea, from Arabic اَلْمُخَا(al-muḵā), a major marketplace for coffee during Ottoman rule.

NounEdit

moca m (plural mocas)

  1. mocha (a type of strong Arabian coffee)
  2. mocha (a coffee drink with chocolate)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

moca f (plural mocas)

  1. club (heavy stick used as a weapon)
    Synonym: porrete
  2. mockery; ridicule; derision
    Synonyms: sarro, zoação, zombaria, escárnio

VerbEdit

moca

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of mocar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of mocar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

moca

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of mocar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of mocar.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of mocar.