viga

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish viga.

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Noun[edit]

viga (plural vigas)

  1. a roughly made rafter or roof timber, especially in a Latin American village
    • 1992: The vigas were partly down and hunters or herdsmen had built fires in the floor. — Cormac McCarthy, All The Pretty Horses

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

viga f (plural vigues)

  1. beam

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

viga

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive of vigere

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

viga f (plural vigas)

  1. beam (large piece of timber or iron)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain; probably from Latin bīga ‘tree-trunk’. Cognate with Portuguese viga, Catalan biga, Occitan biga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

viga f (plural vigas)

  1. timber, beam, rafter

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

viga

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of vig

Verb[edit]

viga (present viger, preterite vigde, supine vigt, imperative vig)

  1. marry; to unite in wedlock or matrimony
  2. devote something for a specific purpose
    Han har vigt sitt liv åt att hjälpa andra.
    He has devoted his life to helping others.

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

viga

  1. genitive singular of vig