Pasqua

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See also: pasqua and Pàsqua

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian Pasqua.

Proper noun[edit]

Pasqua (plural Pasquas)

  1. A surname from Italian.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Pasqua is the 37125th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 601 individuals. Pasqua is most common among White (90.18%) individuals.

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Vulgar Latin pascua, from Late Latin pascha (influenced by pascua 'pastures, grazing', perhaps because of the bitter herbs of the Passover seder or the end of fasting for Lent at Easter), from Ancient Greek πάσχα (páskha), ultimately from Hebrew פסח(pésakh, Passover).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Pasqua f (plural Pasqües)

  1. Easter
    Synonyms: Pasqua de Resurrecció, Pasqua Florida, primera Pasqua
  2. Pentecost
    Synonyms: Pasqua de Pentecosta, Pasqua Granada, Pentecosta, segona Pasqua

Usage notes[edit]

When used without qualifier this word usually means Easter and not Pentecost. When uncapitalized, pasqua refers to Passover.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin pascua, from Latin pascha (influenced by pascuum, pascua (grazing)), from Ancient Greek πάσχα (páskha), ultimately from Hebrew פסח(pésakh, Passover). The surname was given to someone who was born this day.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpa.skwa/
  • Rhymes: -askwa
  • Hyphenation: Pà‧squa

Noun[edit]

Pasqua f (plural Pasque)

  1. Passover, passover, Pasch, pasch
  2. (religion, Christianity) Easter

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Pasqua m or f by sense

  1. a surname

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