barba

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barba.

Noun[edit]

barba f ‎(plural barbes)

  1. chin
  2. beard
  3. baleen

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal barba, from Latin barba, from earlier *farba, from Proto-Italic *farβā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂(beard).

Noun[edit]

barba f ‎(plural barbes)

  1. chin
  2. beard

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

barba

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

Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

barba m ‎(plural barben)

  1. uncle

References[edit]

  • “barba” in Umberto Martello Martalar, Alfonso Bellotto, Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Setti Communi vicentini, 1st edition, 1974.

Emilian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barba.

Noun[edit]

barba f ‎(plural barbi)

  1. (Mirandolese) beard

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From barbo(beard) +‎ -a(adjectival suffix).

Adjective[edit]

barba ‎(accusative singular barban, plural barbaj, accusative plural barbajn)

  1. of or related to beards
  2. (of people) having a beard, beardy

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

barba

  1. third-person singular past historic of barber

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese barba, from Latin barba.

Noun[edit]

barba f ‎(plural barbas)

  1. beard
  2. chin
  3. (ornithology) barb (of a feather)

Synonyms[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

barba ‎(plural barbas)

  1. beard

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin barba, from earlier *farba, from Proto-Italic *farβā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂(beard).

Noun[edit]

barba f ‎(plural barbe)

  1. beard
  2. (botany) root, rootlet
  3. (zoology) barb
  4. (colloquial) bore, drag, yawn

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Etymology 2[edit]

From the above term, from the fact that a beard represents a grown man.

Noun[edit]

barba m

  1. uncle (mainly used in Northern Italy and Italophone Switzerland)

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Latin[edit]

barba (beard)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier *farba, with initial b- assimilated to -rb, from Proto-Italic *farβā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂(beard). Compare also barbātus.

Noun[edit]

barba f ‎(genitive barbae); first declension

  1. beard (facial hair)
    Barba non facit philosophum.
    A beard does not make a philosopher.
    Video barbam et pallium; philosophum nondum video.
    I see a beard and cloak; a philosopher I don’t yet see.
  2. (figuratively) wool, down on a plant
Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative barba barbae
genitive barbae barbārum
dative barbae barbīs
accusative barbam barbās
ablative barbā barbīs
vocative barba barbae
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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 69

Etymology 2[edit]

A variant form of the Medieval Latin barbās(paternal uncle).

Noun[edit]

barba m ‎(genitive barbae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of barbās
Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative barba barbae
genitive barbae barbārum
dative barbae barbīs
accusative barbam barbās
ablative barbā barbīs
vocative barba barbae

References[edit]

  • barba in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • barba in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • 2. BARBA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to grow one's hair, beard long: promittere crinem, barbam
  • barba in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • barba in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Piedmontese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barba.

Noun[edit]

barba m

  1. uncle

Portuguese[edit]

barba

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese barba, barva, from Latin barba(beard), from earlier *farba, from Proto-Italic *farβā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂(beard).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barba f (plural barbas)

  1. beard

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:barba.

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barba, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰ-eh₂- (compare English beard). Compare meaning of "uncle" to Friulian barbe, Italian barba, Dalmatian buarba.

Noun[edit]

barba f (plural barbas)

  1. beard

Noun[edit]

barba m (plural barbas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) uncle

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) aug
  • (Sutsilvan) oc, ô

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (with regards to gender):
    • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) onda
    • (Vallader) anda
    • (Puter, Vallader) tanta

Sicilian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barba.

Noun[edit]

barba f (plural barbi)

  1. beard

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barba, from earlier *farba, from Proto-Italic *farβā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂(beard).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barba f ‎(plural barbas)

  1. beard
  2. chin

barba m ‎(plural barbas)

  1. beardy, bearded man
  2. (archaic) the part of an old man (in a play)
  3. (archaic) the villain (of a play)

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