baca

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vacca.

Noun[edit]

baca f

  1. cow

Indonesian[edit]

Verb[edit]

baca (used in the form membaca)

  1. to read

Derived terms[edit]

  • bacaan (reading material)
  • membacakan (to read aloud, read for someone)
  • pembaca (reader) (person)

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

baca

  1. third-person singular present indicative of bacare
  2. second-person singular imperative of bacare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Proto-Indo-European source, although the exact root is unclear. Most likely connected to Lithuanian bapkas (berry, laurel), which renders a root *bab (to be round), evolving into bab-ca and finally baca.[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bāca f (genitive bācae); first declension

  1. berry, fruit
  2. pearl

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative bāca bācae
genitive bācae bācārum
dative bācae bācīs
accusative bācam bācās
ablative bācā bācīs
vocative bāca bācae

Descendants[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Transactions of the Philological Society, p. 340

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Indonesian baca, Tagalog basa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

baca (used in the form membaca)

  1. to read

Derived terms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

baca m

  1. genitive singular of bac

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French bâche.

Noun[edit]

baca f (plural bacas)

  1. (Spain) luggage rack

Synonyms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baca (definite accusative bacayı, plural bacalar)

  1. chimney

Declension[edit]