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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish viga.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

viga (plural vigas)

  1. A roughly-made rafter or roof timber, especially in a Latin American village
    • 1992, Cormac McCarthy, All The Pretty Horses
      The vigas were partly down and hunters or herdsmen had built fires in the floor.

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

NounEdit

viga f (plural vigues)

  1. beam

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Finnish vika.

NounEdit

viga (genitive vea, partitive viga)

  1. mistake, fault

ItalianEdit

LivonianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *vika.

NounEdit

viga

  1. fault

LudianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *vika.

NounEdit

viga

  1. flaw
  2. defect

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain; probably from Latin bīga ‘tree-trunk’. Cognate with Spanish viga, Catalan biga, Occitan biga.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: vi‧ga

NounEdit

viga f (plural vigas)

  1. beam (large piece of timber or iron)

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain; probably from Latin bīga ‘tree-trunk’. Cognate with Portuguese viga, Catalan biga, Occitan biga.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbiɡa/
  • Hyphenation: vi‧ga

NounEdit

viga f (plural vigas)

  1. timber, beam, rafter

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

viga

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of vig.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish vīghia, from Old Norse vígja, from Proto-Germanic *wīhijaną.

VerbEdit

viga (present viger, preterite vigde, supine vigt, imperative vig)

  1. to marry; to unite in wedlock or matrimony
  2. to devote something for a specific purpose
    Han har vigt sitt liv åt att hjälpa andra.
    He has devoted his life to helping others.
ConjugationEdit
Related termsEdit
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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *vika.

NounEdit

viga

  1. flaw
  2. defect
  3. failure, malfunction
  4. damage
  5. mistake

InflectionEdit

Inflection of viga
nominative sing. viga
genitive sing. vigan
partitive sing. vigad
partitive plur. vigoid
singular plural
nominative viga vigad
accusative vigan vigad
genitive vigan vigoiden
partitive vigad vigoid
essive-instructive vigan vigoin
translative vigaks vigoikš
inessive vigas vigoiš
elative vigaspäi vigoišpäi
illative ? vigoihe
adessive vigal vigoil
ablative vigalpäi vigoilpäi
allative vigale vigoile
abessive vigata vigoita
comitative viganke vigoidenke
prolative vigadme vigoidme
approximative I viganno vigoidenno
approximative II vigannoks vigoidennoks
egressive vigannopäi vigoidennopäi
terminative I ? vigoihesai
terminative II vigalesai vigoilesai
terminative III vigassai
additive I ? vigoihepäi
additive II vigalepäi vigoilepäi

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

viga

  1. genitive singular of vig