Pasqua

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin pascua which under the influence of Latin pascuum, accusative of pascuus (grazing), (because of the bitter herbs of the Passover seder) came from Latin pascha, from Ancient Greek πάσχα (páskha), from Hebrew פסח (pésakh, Passover).

Noun[edit]

Pasqua f (plural Pasqües)

  1. Easter
  2. Pentecost

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When used without qualifier this word usually means Easter and not Pentecost. When uncapitalized, pasqua refers to Passover.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin pascua, from Latin pascha, from Ancient Greek πάσχα (páskha).

Noun[edit]

Pasqua f (plural Pasque)

  1. Easter

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