GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin zancha.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zanca f (plural zancas)

  1. leg; thigh
  2. hip (of a roof)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zanca f (plural zancas)

  1. a large extension of walled woodland

ReferencesEdit

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

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin zancha (a kind of shoe), from Parthian.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): */ˈd͡zan.ka/
  • Rhymes: -anka
  • Hyphenation: zàn‧ca

NounEdit

zanca f (plural zanche) (obsolete, regional)

  1. (obsolete) leg
  2. (obsolete, in the plural) stilts

Further readingEdit

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

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zanca f (genitive zancae); first declension

  1. Alternative spelling of zancha (kind of soft Parthian shoe)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative zanca zancae
Genitive zancae zancārum
Dative zancae zancīs
Accusative zancam zancās
Ablative zancā zancīs
Vocative zanca zancae

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin zanca (kind of shoe), from Parthian.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθanka/, [ˈθãŋ.ka]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsanka/, [ˈsãŋ.ka]

NounEdit

zanca m (plural zancas)

  1. leg of a bird
  2. (colloquial) long, thin leg of a human

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit