ancla

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ancora, from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα(ánkura).

Noun[edit]

ancla f ‎(plural ancles)

  1. anchor

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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ancla

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ancora, from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα(ánkura).

Noun[edit]

ancla f ‎(plural anclas)

  1. anchor
Usage notes[edit]
  • The feminine noun ancla is like other feminine nouns starting with a stressed a sound in that it takes the definite article el (normally reserved for masculine nouns) in the singular when there is no intervening adjective:
el ancla
  • However, if an adjective intervenes between the article and the noun, the article reverts to la.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ancla

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of anclar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of anclar.