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See also: Roca and roça

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NounEdit

roca f (plural roques)

  1. rock

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GalicianEdit

 
Woman holding a roca ("distaff") and a fuso ("spindle")

Etymology 1Edit

From Gothic rukka, 𐍂𐌿𐌺𐌺𐌰 (rukka), from Proto-Germanic *rukkô, related to Old High German rocko.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roca f (plural rocas)

  1. spinning distaff (part of a spinning wheel from which fibre is drawn to be spun)
    En cada terra seu uso, en cada roca seu fuso.
    In every country its customs, for every distaff its spindle.
    (proverb)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese roca (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria) from Medieval Latin rocca, from Vulgar Latin *rocca, of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roca f (plural rocas)

  1. rock
    Synonyms: pena, penedo
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ReferencesEdit

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



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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

roca

  1. feminine singular of roco

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Gothic rukka, 𐍂𐌿𐌺𐌺𐌰 (rukka), from Proto-Germanic *rukkô, related to Old High German rocko.[1]

NounEdit

roca f (plural rocas)

  1. (spinning) distaff (part of a spinning wheel from which fibre is drawn to be spun)

Etymology 2Edit

See rocha

NounEdit

roca f (plural rocas)

  1. seacliff (cliff by the sea)
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

roca

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., editors (1997) Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture, London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, page 110

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Medieval Latin rocca, from Vulgar Latin *rocca, of uncertain origin, probably Celtic and most likely pre-Roman substrate.

Cognate with Italian rocca, English rock, French roche, and Breton r'och.

NounEdit

roca f (plural rocas)

  1. rock
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

roca

  1. feminine singular of roco

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