barba

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See also: barbă and bàrba

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barba.

Noun[edit]

barba f (plural barbes)

  1. chin
  2. beard
  3. baleen

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barba.

Noun[edit]

barba f (plural barbes)

  1. chin
  2. beard

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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.

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

barbo (beard) +‎ -a (adjective)

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 Latin barba.

Noun[edit]

barba f (plural barbas)

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

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin barba, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂.

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)

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

barba f (genitive barbae); first declension

  1. beard (facial hair)
    Barba non facit philosophum.
    A beard does not constitute 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
  3. vocative singular of barba
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative barba barbae
genitive barbae barbārum
dative barbae barbīs
accusative barbam barbās
ablative barbā barbīs
vocative barba barbae
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

barbā

  1. ablative singular of barba

References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 69

Piedmontese[edit]

Noun[edit]

barba m

  1. uncle

Portuguese[edit]

barba

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese barba, barva, from Latin barba (beard), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰ-eh₂ (beard).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barba f (plural barbas)

  1. beard

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin barba, 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 Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂.

Noun[edit]

barba f (plural barbas)

  1. beard
  2. chin

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