bucca

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bucca (plural buccas)

Wikipedia

  1. (UK) A storm spirit in Cornish folklore, formerly believed to inhabit mines and coastal communities.
    • 2008, Oliver Berry, Belinda Dixon, Devon, Cornwall & Southwest England (page 273)
      a fabled menagerie of fairies, buccas, sprites and giants

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

bucca (plural buccas)

  1. mouth

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Celtic origin; compare Gaulish bocca, boca.

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Noun[edit]

bucca f (genitive buccae); first declension

  1. cheek
  2. vocative singular of bucca

buccā f

  1. ablative singular of bucca

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative bucca buccae
genitive buccae buccārum
dative buccae buccīs
accusative buccam buccās
ablative buccā buccīs
vocative bucca buccae

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bukkô (male goat), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰugo- (buck). Akin to Old High German boc, Old Norse bukkr, Middle Dutch boc, Avestan [script needed] (buza, buck, goat), Old Armenian բուծ (buc, lamb), Old English buc(c) (male deer).

Noun[edit]

bucca m

  1. he-goat

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin bucca.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbukka/
  • Hyphenation: bùc‧ca

Noun[edit]

bucca f (plural bucchi)

  1. mouth