raza

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See also: rază, raža, and ražā

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

raza f (plural races)

  1. race (a large group of people set apart from others on the basis of a common heritage)

Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

raza f (plural razes)

  1. race (group of people)

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castiliian) IPA(key): /ˈraθa/
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /ˈrasa/
  • Homophone: rasa (Latin-America)

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. Possibly borrowed from Italian razza (cf. other Romance cognates such as French race, Catalan, Occitan, and Portuguese raça), or according to the Real Academia Española, from the same source as the second definition below "ray, beam", "cleft, fissure". [1]

Noun[edit]

raza f (plural razas)

  1. race, ethnicity
    La raza — the people, mestizo (to denote national pride)
  2. breed, strain, lineage
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *radia < Latin radius.

Noun[edit]

raza f (plural razas)

  1. cleft, fissure
  2. beam of light, ray of light
  3. crack (in horse’s hoof)
  4. stripe
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Real Academia Española