baca

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See also: baća, bàca, bacă, and bača

Dalmatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vacca.

Noun[edit]

baca f

  1. cow

Indonesian[edit]

Verb[edit]

baca (used in the form membaca)

  1. to read

Derived terms[edit]

  • bacaan (reading material)
  • membacakan (to read aloud, read for someone)
  • pembaca (reader) (person)

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

baca (plural bacas)

  1. berry

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

baca

  1. third-person singular present indicative of bacare
  2. second-person singular imperative of bacare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Proto-Indo-European source, although the exact root is unclear. Most likely connected to Lithuanian bapkas (berry, laurel), which renders a root *bab (to be round), evolving into bab-ca and finally baca.[1] See baccalaureate, bachelor and basin, from a different(?) root.

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bāca f (genitive bācae); first declension

  1. berry, fruit
  2. pearl

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative bāca bācae
genitive bācae bācārum
dative bācae bācīs
accusative bācam bācās
ablative bācā bācīs
vocative bāca bācae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • baca in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • baca in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “baca”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • baca” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  1. ^ Transactions of the Philological Society, p. 340

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Indonesian baca, Tagalog basa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

baca (used in the form membaca)

  1. to read

Derived terms[edit]


Molise Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baca m

  1. older brother

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Walter Breu and Giovanni Piccoli (2000), Dizionario croato molisano di Acquaviva Collecroce: Dizionario plurilingue della lingua slava della minoranza di provenienza dalmata di Acquaviva Collecroce in Provincia di Campobasso (Parte grammaticale).

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baca

  1. genitive plural of bæc
  2. genitive plural of bæċ

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

baca

baca m pers

  1. elder shepherd from Karpaty

Declension[edit]

Hypernyms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • baca in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

baca m

  1. genitive singular of bac

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French bâche.

Noun[edit]

baca f (plural bacas)

  1. (Spain) luggage rack

Synonyms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian باجه (bâje).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baca (definite accusative bacayı, plural bacalar)

  1. chimney

Declension[edit]