See also: -oća and оса

EnglishEdit

 
Oca (Oxalis tuberosa), peruvian

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish oca, from Quechua uqa.

NounEdit

oca (countable and uncountable, plural ocas)

  1. Any of certain species of Oxalis (Oxalis crenata, and Oxalis tuberosa) which bear edible tubers.

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CatalanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *auca, contraction of *avica, from classical Latin avis. Compare Spanish oca, Occitan auca, Franco-Provençal ôye, French oie.

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NounEdit

oca f (plural oques)

  1. goose

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Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

oca

  1. teacher

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ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *auca, contraction of *avica, from classical Latin avis. Compare Catalan, Venetian, and Sicilian oca, French oie, Occitan auca, Romansh auca, ocha, Friulian ocje, Dalmatian jauca.

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NounEdit

oca f (plural oche)

  1. goose; gander (male)
  2. (figurative) goose, silly goose, airhead (female)

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Middle IrishEdit

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PronounEdit

oca

  1. third-person singular masculine dative of oc

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Tupi oka (house).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. a Native American hut, especially one made from plant material such as bamboo, tree trunks, straw and palm leaves

Etymology 2Edit

From oco (hollow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. cavity (excavated hollow)
    Synonyms: cavidade, buraco

AdjectiveEdit

oca

  1. feminine singular of oco
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Etymology 3Edit

From ocra

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NounEdit

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. (dated, colloquial) Alternative form of ocra (ochre clay)

Etymology 4Edit

From Spanish oca, from Quechua uqa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. oca (Oxalis tuberosa, a plant grown for its edible tuber)

Etymology 5Edit

From Ottoman Turkish اوقه‎.

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NounEdit

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. (historical, rare) oka (Ottoman unit of weight)
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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish اوقه(okka).

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NounEdit

oca f (plural ocale)

  1. weight of about three pounds
  2. liquid measure of about three pints

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) auca
  • (Puter, Vallader) ocha

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *auca, contraction of *avica, from Classical Latin avis (bird).

NounEdit

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) goose

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

oca

  1. genitive singular of otac
  2. accusative singular of otac

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oca

  1. genitive/accusative singular of oco

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *auca (goose), contraction of *avica ((familiar) bird), from Latin avis (bird).

 
Las ocas en un campo embarrado.

NounEdit

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. (chiefly Spain) goose, especially of the domestic European variety and with a white or grey plumage
    Synonyms: ánsar, ganso

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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Quechua uqa.

 
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NounEdit

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. Oxalis tuberosa, an edible tuber.

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