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EtymologyEdit

From Latin perca, from Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē, perch).

NounEdit

perca f (plural perche)

  1. (zoology, ichthyology) perch, Perca fluviatilis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē, perch), from Proto-Indo-European *perḱ- (spotted, speckled),

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perca f (genitive percae); first declension

  1. a perch (fish)
    • c. 77 CE – 79 CE, Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia 32.40:
      [] similiter percae salsae e capite cinis melle addito []
      Heads of salted perch, reduced to ashes, and applied with honey, are equally useful for the purpose.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative perca percae
Genitive percae percārum
Dative percae percīs
Accusative percam percās
Ablative percā percīs
Vocative perca percae

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: perca
  • English: perch
  • French: perche
  • Portuguese: perca
  • Spanish: perca
  • Translingual: Perca

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Etymology 1Edit

From inflected form of perder (to lose).

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NounEdit

perca f (plural percas)

  1. (proscribed) loss (an instance of losing objects or money)
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VerbEdit

perca

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of perder
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of perder
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of perder
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of perder

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin perca (perch), from Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē, perch).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perca f (plural percas)

  1. perch (fish in the genus Perca)
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SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin perca, from Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē, perch).

NounEdit

perca f (plural percas)

  1. perch, Perca fluviatilis
  2. bass

SynonymsEdit

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