See also: Vacca and vàcca

CorsicanEdit

 
Una vacca (1.1)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂. Cognates include Italian vacca and Spanish vaca.

NounEdit

vacca f (masculine toru, plural vacche)

  1. cow (female cattle)

Etymology 2Edit

Una vacca (2.1)
Una vacca (2.2)
Una vacca (2.3)

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

NounEdit

vacca f (plural vacche)

  1. red-black triplefin (Tripterygion tripteronotus)
  2. cline (Cristiceps argentatus)
  3. peacock blenny (Salaria pavo)

ReferencesEdit

  • vacca” in INFCOR: Banca di dati di a lingua corsa

DalmatianEdit

NounEdit

vacca f

  1. Alternative form of vaca

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

vacca (plural vaccas)

  1. cow

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvak.ka/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -akka
  • Hyphenation: vàc‧ca

NounEdit

vacca f (plural vacche)

  1. cow
    Synonym: mucca
  2. (slang, figuratively, derogatory) whore, slut

Usage notesEdit

Because of the use as a derogatory term the synonym mucca (milk-cow) is sometimes preferred, even when not specifically referring to milk production.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Alemannic German: Wagge

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • vacca in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

 
vacca (a cow)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *wokā, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vacca f (genitive vaccae); first declension

  1. cow (female cattle)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vacca vaccae
Genitive vaccae vaccārum
Dative vaccae vaccīs
Accusative vaccam vaccās
Ablative vaccā vaccīs
Vocative vacca vaccae

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vacca”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vacca”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vacca in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • vacca in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • vacca”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vacca”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

vacca n

  1. excrement

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

Pali Text Society (1921-1925), “vacca”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead >


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) vatga
  • (Puter, Vallader) vacha

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca.

NounEdit

vacca f (plural vaccas)

  1. (Sursilvan) cow

SardinianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbakka/, /ˈvakka/ (in certain Nuorese towns)

NounEdit

vacca

  1. cow

Related termsEdit

SynonymsEdit


SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vacca.

NounEdit

vacca f

  1. cow