auca

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

auca (plural aucas)

  1. A traditional form of art from Catalonia, consisting of a comic-like series of images with text captions, often rhyming couplets.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From av- (bird) +‎ -ica (relational suffix), with regular syncope of /ĭ/. Compare Latin auceps < *awikaps or aucella < avicella.

Attested in Avienius and late glosses.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

auca f (genitive aucae); first declension (Late Latin)

  1. goose
    Synonym: ānser

Inflection[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative auca aucae
Genitive aucae aucārum
Dative aucae aucīs
Accusative aucam aucās
Ablative aucā aucīs
Vocative auca aucae

Descendants[edit]

  • Dalmatian:
  • Italo-Romance:
    • Italian: oca
      • Sardinian: oca
    • Sicilian: oca
  • North Italian:
  • Gallo-Romance:
  • Ibero-Romance:

References[edit]

  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “auca”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: E. J. Brill, page 69
  1. ^ Walther von Wartburg (1928–2002), “auca”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 25: Refonte Apaideutos–Azymus, page 771

Further reading[edit]

  • auca in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • aucha (Auvergne, Limousin)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Occitan auca, from Late Latin auca, from Classical Latin avis (bird). Compare Catalan oca, French oie, Franco-Provençal oye, Spanish oca, Italian oca, Romansh auca, ocha.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈawko]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

auca f (plural aucas)

  1. goose

Further reading[edit]

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • oca (Sutsilvan, Surmiran)
  • ocha (Puter, Vallader)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Late Latin auca, from Classical Latin avis (bird). Compare Friulian ocje, Italian and Venetian oca, Dalmatian jauca, Occitan auca, Catalan oca, French oie.

Noun[edit]

auca f (plural aucas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) goose

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

auca f (plural aucas)

  1. auca
  2. pond water-crowfoot

Further reading[edit]