abacá

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See also: abaca, abacà, and abacă

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tagalog abaka.

Noun[edit]

abacá m (plural abacás)

  1. abaca
  2. Manilla hemp

Further reading[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tagalog abaka.

Noun[edit]

abacá m (plural abacás)

  1. abaca (Musa textilis, a species of banana)
  2. Manila hemp (a fibre extracted from the abaca)

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • abacá” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tagalog abaka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abaˈka/ [a.β̞aˈka]
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧cá

Noun[edit]

abacá m (plural abacás)

  1. abaca
  2. Manilla hemp

Descendants[edit]

  • English: abaca
    • Norwegian Bokmål: abaca

Further reading[edit]