quercia

ItalianEdit

 
Foglie e ghiande di quercia

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin quercea, nominalized feminine form of the adjective querceus (oaken, of oak), derived from quercus (oak).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwɛr.t͡ʃa/, [ˈkwɛr̺t͡ʃä]
  • Hyphenation: quèr‧cia

NounEdit

quercia f (plural querce)

  1. oak (tree of the genus Quercus)
  2. (uncountable) the wood of such a tree
  3. (figurative) a strong or resilient person

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