barraca

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of barra (clay, mud), from Vulgar Latin *barrum, probably ultimately from Celtiberian or a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barraca f (plural barraques)

  1. hut, tent
  2. storage shed
  3. market stall
  4. barrack

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • French: baraque (see there for further descendants)
  • Portuguese: barraca (see there for further descendants)
  • Spanish: barraca

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991) Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos
  2. ^ Walther von Wartburg (1928–2002), “*barra”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 1: A–B, page 260

Further reading[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan barraca; see barro.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: bar‧ra‧ca

Noun[edit]

barraca f (plural barracas)

  1. tent
  2. hut
  3. stall (at the fair)
  4. sunshade

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • barraca” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan barraca; see barro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baˈraka/ [baˈra.ka]
  • Rhymes: -aka
  • Hyphenation: ba‧rra‧ca

Noun[edit]

barraca f (plural barracas)

  1. barrack
  2. tent, hut
    Synonyms: choza, cabaña
  3. storage shed

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]