See also: vacă, vacã, and vācā

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

a clipping of vacation (informal, US)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vaca (plural vacas)

  1. vacation.

SynonymsEdit

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

vaca f (plural vaques)

  1. cow

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vaca f (plural vaques)

  1. cow

Further readingEdit


DalmatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca (cow), from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂. Compare Italian vacca, Spanish vaca.

NounEdit

vaca f

  1. cow

GalicianEdit

 
Vacas

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese vaca, from Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vaca f (plural vacas)

  1. cow
  2. (fishing) trawler

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vaca” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.
  • vaca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • vaca” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • 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.

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

vaca

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

AnagramsEdit


LatgalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vaca f

  1. old

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

vacā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of vacō

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वच (vaca).

NounEdit

vaca m or n

  1. word, saying

DeclensionEdit


PiedmonteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vaca f (plural vache)

  1. cow

PortugueseEdit

 
vaca

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese vaca, from Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

NounEdit

vaca f (plural vacas)

  1. cow
  2. (derogatory, slang) A promiscuous woman; bitch
DescendantsEdit
  • Kabuverdianu: báka
  • Papiamentu: baka
  • Kadiwéu: waaca

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

vaca

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

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RomanianEdit

NounEdit

vaca f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of vacă

SpanishEdit

 
vaca

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca, from the Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaka/
  • Hyphenation: va‧ca
  • (file)

NounEdit

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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DescendantsEdit

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VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

NounEdit

vaca f (plural vache)

  1. cow