biga

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin bīga.

Noun[edit]

biga (plural bigas)

  1. (historical) A Roman racing chariot drawn by two horses abreast.

See also[edit]


Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

biga

  1. calf

Numeral[edit]

biga

  1. two

Campidanese Sardinian[edit]

Noun[edit]

biga

  1. beam

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

biga f (plural bigues)

  1. beam, as in a large piece of wood or metal serving a structural role in a building

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bīgā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

biga f (plural bighe)

  1. chariot (two-wheeled)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bis + iuga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bīga f (genitive bīgae); first declension

  1. chariot (two-wheeled)
  2. (in the plural) pair of horses

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative bīga bīgae
genitive bīgae bīgārum
dative bīgae bīgīs
accusative bīgam bīgās
ablative bīgā bīgīs
vocative bīga bīgae

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

biga f (plural bigas)

  1. chariot (type of vehicle)