ca

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ca (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of circa.
    • 2004 During glacial times, a stretch of level plain joined Australia with New Guinea and enabled humans to walk into Australia. That plain flooded to form the Gulf of Carpentaria, between ca 12,000 and 10,000 ybp. - Wikipedia article on Deluge (mythology)

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the sequence of article sa + [1].

Pronoun[edit]

ca

  1. some
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, pages 44-45

Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin can-, stem of canis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ca m (plural cans)

  1. dog
Usage notes[edit]
  • This term is used in Catalonia or Valencia only in stock phrases, with gos (feminine gossa) being the term generally used for a dog.
  • In the Balearics, ca has retained its use as the primary word for a dog. However, instead of a feminine of ca, *cana, being used for a female dog, in the Balearics, cussa, the feminine of cus (little dog) is used.
  • Note also that those breeds of dogs that originated in the Balearics use ca and not gos to form name of the breed.
Synonyms[edit]
  • gos (dog) m
Hyponyms[edit]
  • (Balearics) cus (little dog) m, (Balearics) cussa (female dog) f
  • gos (male dog) m, gossa (female dog) f
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ca f (plural ques)

  1. The letter K (lowercase k).
Usage notes[edit]

The letter K is not used in native Catalan words and thus its presence in a word is a fairly reliable indicator of a recent import.


French[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ca

  1. circa

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Galician[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ca

  1. than
    As miñas irmás son máis altas ca min.
    My sisters are taller than I am.

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Ido[edit]

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Determiner[edit]

ca

  1. this

Italian[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

ca

  1. circa

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Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cabna.

Cmavo[edit]

ca (selma'o {{{semla'o}}})

  1. present tense tag[1]
  2. (preposition) during
  3. (followed by "lenu", subordinating conjunction) when

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lojban Reference Grammar, Chapter 2, §17

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

ca

  1. tea

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ca

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Nahuatl[edit]

Verb[edit]

ca

  1. to be in a location

Note: ca is an irregular verb; its plural form is cate.

Particle[edit]

ca

Used in affirmative statements.

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Neapolitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ca

  1. what

Conjunction[edit]

ca

  1. than (comparison beetween adjectives only)

Pronoun[edit]

ca

  1. that
  2. who
  3. which

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin quam. The expression ca și may derive from Latin quasi.

Adverb[edit]

ca

  1. than
    Am o carte mai bună ca aceasta. - I have a better book than this one.
  2. as
    Filmul este tot așa de interesant ca romanul. - The movie is as interesting as the novel is.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin quia.

Conjunction[edit]

ca

  1. (obsolete) because
  2. (followed by să) in order to
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Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae ca (third-person singular simple present cas, present participle cain, simple past ca'd, past participle ca'd)

  1. call
  2. summon
  3. drive something
  4. go on, proceed
  5. knock or push

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Contraction[edit]

ca

  1. (some Scots dialects) can't;
    That ca be him!

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ¡quia!.

Interjection[edit]

ca

  1. (Spain) Denotes incredulity or negation; oh no!
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin quia.

Conjunction[edit]

ca

  1. (obsolete) because

Etymology 3[edit]

Apocope of casa.

Noun[edit]

ca f (plural cas)

  1. (colloquial) house

Swedish[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

ca

  1. circa; Abbreviation of cirka. Alternative form of c:a.

Tarantino[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ca (relative)

  1. to whom
  2. to which

Adjective[edit]

ca

  1. what

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /kaː˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /kaː˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /kaː˧˥/

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ca

  1. mug (about 1/4 liter)

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from ("song")

Verb[edit]

ca

  1. sing
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