Arca

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arca (ark). Named by Carl Linnaeus in reference to Noah's Ark, due to the interior of the shell resembling a wooden boat.

Proper noun[edit]

Arca f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Arcidae – typical ark clams or ark shells.

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Proper noun[edit]

Arca (plural Arcas)

  1. A surname​.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Arca is the 32792nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 700 individuals. Arca is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (44.0%), Hispanic/Latino (34.29%), and White (12.71%) individuals.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἄρκη (Árkē)

Proper noun[edit]

Arca f sg (genitive Arcae); first declension

  1. A town of Phoenicia situated between Tripolis and Antaradus

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Arca
Genitive Arcae
Dative Arcae
Accusative Arcam
Ablative Arcā
Vocative Arca
Locative Arcae

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