See also: vacă, vacã, vàca, and vācā

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vaca (countable and uncountable, plural vacas)

  1. (slang) Alternative spelling of vacay.

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Aragonese

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbaka/
  • Rhymes: -aka
  • Syllabification: va‧ca

Etymology 1

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From Latin vacca.

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vaca f (plural vacas)

  1. cow
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Etymology 2

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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vaca f (plural vacas)

  1. strike (work stoppage)
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  • huelga”, in Aragonario, diccionario castellano–aragonés (in Spanish)
  • vaca”, in Aragonario, diccionario castellano–aragonés (in Spanish)

Asturian

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From Latin vacca.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbaka/, [ˈba.ka]
  • Rhymes: -aka
  • Hyphenation: va‧ca

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vaca f (plural vaques)

  1. cow

Catalan

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Latin vacca.

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vaca f (plural vaques)

  1. cow
  2. torpedo (ray of the genus Torpedo)
    Synonyms: tremolosa, torpede
  3. painted comber (fish of species Serranus scriba)
    Synonyms: serrana, vaca serrana

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Verb

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vaca

  1. inflection of vacar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Dalmatian

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From Latin vacca (cow). Compare Italian vacca, Spanish vaca.

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vaca f

  1. cow

Galician

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Vacas
 
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From Old Galician-Portuguese vaca, from Latin vacca.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbaka/ [ˈbɑ.kɐ]
  • Rhymes: -aka
  • Hyphenation: va‧ca

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vaca f (plural vacas)

  1. cow
  2. (fishing) trawler

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References

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  • vaca”, in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega (in Galician), A Coruña: Royal Galician Academy, since 2012
  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “vaca”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “vaca”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • vaca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • vaca” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • vaca” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian

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  • IPA(key): /ˈva.ka/
  • Rhymes: -aka
  • Hyphenation: và‧ca

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vaca

  1. inflection of vacare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Latgalian

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  • IPA(key): [ˈvat͡sa]
  • Hyphenation: va‧ca

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vaca

  1. inflection of vacs:
    1. indefinite genitive singular masculine
    2. indefinite nominative singular feminine

Latin

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vacā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of vacō

Macanese

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From Portuguese vaca, from Old Galician-Portuguese vaca, from Latin vacca.

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vaca

  1. cow
  2. beef
    vaca chacháu margosobeef stir-fried bitter melon
    vaca minchiminced beef
    champurâ vaca com brêdoto stir-fry beef with vegetables

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  • bode-vaca (a strapping lad, literally billy goat cow)

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vaca

  1. (figurative, of women) corpulent, large
    unga nhônha bem di vacaa very large lady
    ela assí vacashe is so large

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Old Galician-Portuguese

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Inherited from Latin vacca.

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vaca f (plural vacas)

  1. cow

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  • Galician: vaca
  • Portuguese: vaca (see there for further descendants)

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Pali

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Inherited from Sanskrit वच (vaca).

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vaca m or n

  1. word, saying

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  • Pali Text Society (1921–1925) “vaca”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead

Piedmontese

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From Latin vacca

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vaca f (plural vache)

  1. cow

Portuguese

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vaca

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese vaca, from Latin vacca.

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vaca f (plural vacas)

  1. cow
  2. beef (meat)
  3. (derogatory, colloquial) a promiscuous woman; bitch
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vadia
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Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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vaca

  1. inflection of vacar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Romanian

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vaca f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of vacă

Spanish

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vaca

Inherited from Latin vacca.

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vaca f (plural vacas)

  1. cow (adult female of the species Bos taurus)
  2. beef
    Synonyms: vacuno, res
  3. leather
    Synonym: cuero de vaca
  4. (derogatory, informal) cow (woman considered unpleasant, particularly one considered fat)
  5. (Chile) collection
    Synonym: recaudación
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vaca f

  1. feminine singular of vaco

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vaca

  1. inflection of vacar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Venetian

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From Latin vacca

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vaca f (plural vache)

  1. cow