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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/, [ˈd̪͡z̪äŋkä]
  • Rhymes: -anka
  • Hyphenation: zàn‧ca

NounEdit

zanca f (plural zanche) (obsolete, regional)

  1. leg
  2. (in the plural) stilts

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zanca m (plural zancas)

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

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