See also: Porca

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin porca (sow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

porca f (plural porcas)

  1. sow
    • 1291, E. Cal Pardo (ed.), Colección diplomática medieval do arquivo da catedral de Mondoñedo. Transcrición íntegra dos documentos. Santiago: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 78:
      cen carros de pan entre trigo et centeo et vi armentios et iiii bois et ii uacas et La roxellos entre cabras et ouellas et oyto fanegas de ligoyma entre fuas et eruellas et ii ferrados de noses et vii anssaras et dos capoos et v galinas et ii porcas et iiii trens de nauios que tinna en pinor por vi centos mor.
      a hundred carts of grain, wheat and rye; and 6 cattle, 4 oxen and 2 cows; and 50 kids, sheep and goats; and eight bushels of legume, beans and peas; and two iron bushels of nuts; and 7 geese, and two capons and 5 hens and 2 sows; and 4 tackles of ships that he had in pawn for 600 mor.
  2. (figuratively) an untidy, unclean woman
  3. a swelling
    • 1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 75:
      son chamadas llandooas o scrofullas que dizen porcas
      they are named tonsils or scrofulas that they call porcas
Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

porca

  1. feminine singular of porco

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese porca, probably from Latin porca (ridge).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

porca f (plural porcas)

  1. nut (for a bolt)
  2. a children's traditional game, loosely related to golf, whose goal is a hole in the ground
  3. earth left undisturbed after digging

ReferencesEdit

  • porca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • porca” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • porca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • porca” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • porca” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔr.ka/, [ˈpɔr̺kä]
  • Hyphenation: pòr‧ca

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin porca (balk), from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥ḱeh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *perḱ- (to dig).

NounEdit

porca f (plural porche)

  1. the ridge between two furrows; balk
    Synonym: prosa (Northern Italy)

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin porca (sow).

NounEdit

porca f (plural porche)

  1. sow
  2. (figuratively) A lascivious or lewd woman.

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AdjectiveEdit

porca

  1. Feminine singular of adjective porco.
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AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Feminine of porcus.

NounEdit

porca f (genitive porcae); first declension

  1. sow (female pig)
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative porca porcae
Genitive porcae porcārum
Dative porcae porcīs
Accusative porcam porcās
Ablative porcā porcīs
Vocative porca porcae
SynonymsEdit
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DescendantsEdit
  • Aromanian: poarcã
  • Catalan: porca
  • Galician: porca
  • Italian: porca
  • Mirandese: puorca
  • Neapolitan: puorca

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *pr̥ḱeh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *perḱ- (to dig). Compare English furrow.

NounEdit

porca f (genitive porcae); first declension

  1. (agriculture) the ridge between two furrows; a balk
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative porca porcae
Genitive porcae porcārum
Dative porcae porcīs
Accusative porcam porcās
Ablative porcā porcīs
Vocative porca porcae
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese porca, from Latin porca (sow), feminine of porcus (pig), from Proto-Indo-European *porḱ- (young swine, young pig).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

porca f (plural porcas)

  1. sow; feminine equivalent of porco
  2. nut (that fits on a bolt)

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