beca

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See also: becá and bể cá

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

beca f (plural beques)

  1. scholarship
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

beca

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

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Min Nan 馬車马车 (bé-chhia).

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Noun[edit]

beca (Jawi spelling بيچا‎, plural beca-beca, informal 1st possessive becaku, 2nd possessive becamu, 3rd possessive becanya)

  1. cycle rickshaw, velotaxi
  2. trishaw

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Old Irish[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

beca

  1. inflection of bec:
    1. nominative plural feminine/neuter
    2. vocative/accusative plural all genders

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
beca beca
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbeca
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, compare Spanish beca.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛ.kɐ/, [ˈbɛ.kɐ]

  • Hyphenation: be‧ca
  • Rhymes: -ɛkɐ

Noun[edit]

beca f (plural becas)

  1. gown (official robe)
    Synonym: toga
  2. (informal, Portugal) a bit (small quantity)
    Synonyms: bocado, pouco, (Portugal, informal) coche

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian becco, from Latin beccus (beak) because of a medieval gown worn that covered the face like a beak.

Noun[edit]

beca f (plural becas)

  1. grant, stipend
  2. scholarship
    una beca Erasmusan Erasmus scholarship
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

beca

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of becar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of becar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of becar.

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