perca

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

perca f (plural perche)

  1. (zoology, ichthyology) perch, Perca fluviatilis

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē, perch), from Proto-Indo-European *perk (spotted, speckled),

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Noun[edit]

perca f (genitive percae); first declension

  1. a perch (fish)
    • c. 77 CE – 79 CE, Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia 32.40
      [] similiter percae salsae e capite cinis melle addito []
      Heads of salted perch, reduced to ashes, and applied with honey, are equally useful for the purpose.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative perca percae
genitive percae percārum
dative percae percīs
accusative percam percās
ablative percā percīs
vocative perca percae

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From inflected form of perder (to lose).

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Noun[edit]

perca f (plural percas)

  1. (proscribed) loss (an instance of losing objects or money)
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Verb[edit]

perca

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of perder
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of perder
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of perder
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of perder

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin perca (perch), from Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē, perch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

perca f (plural percas)

  1. perch (fish in the genus Perca)
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese perca

Noun[edit]

perca f (plural percas)

  1. perch, Perca fluviatilis
  2. bass

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