banca

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See also: bancá and bancă

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Tagalog bangka.

Noun[edit]

banca (plural bancas)

  1. (Philippines) a canoe; an outrigger canoe or dugout
    • 1908, W. W. Pettit, “Fourth Grade Civics: 13th Meeting—Water Supply”, in Philippine Education[1], volume 5, number 1, Manila, page 29:
      In towns on plains near the sea it is difficult to secure good water. The rivers are salt and water has to be carried in bancas many miles. An open banca is neither a clean nor a safe way to carry water.

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Asturian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

banca f (plural banques)

  1. (large) bench
  2. bank (building)
  3. bank (institution)
  4. trough
  5. pot (of a lottery)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From banc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

banca f (plural banques)

  1. low bench
  2. banking system

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Corsican[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin. Akin to Italian banca, see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

banca f (plural banche)

  1. bank

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Lombardic bank (bench), from Proto-West Germanic *banki, from Proto-Germanic *bankiz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeg- (to bend). Cognates include Spanish banco and Portuguese banco.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈban.ka/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -anka
  • Hyphenation: bàn‧ca

Noun[edit]

banca f (plural banche)

  1. bank (financial institution)

Descendants[edit]

See banco for descendants.

Verb[edit]

banca

  1. inflection of bancare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɐ̃.kɐ/, [ˈbɐ̃.kɐ]

Noun[edit]

banca f (plural bancas)

  1. stall (a small open-fronted shop)
    Synonym: (Brazil) estande
  2. booth (a small stall for the display and sale of goods)
  3. newsstand (open stall where newspapers and magazines are on sale)
  4. (economics) banking
  5. (Brazil) jury (a group of people whose aim is to judge something)

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

banca f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of bancă

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From banco.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbanka/, [ˈbãŋ.ka]

Noun[edit]

banca f (plural bancas)

  1. small bench
    Synonym: banco
  2. seat (in an elective body)
    Synonyms: escaño, curul
  3. financial system

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

banca

  1. inflection of bancar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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