cacha

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See also: cachá

Asturian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cacha f (plural caches)

  1. a small and thin flagstone
  2. the handle of a knife or spoon
  3. buttock
  4. a piece of cloth used to wrap newborns
  5. the tip of a pencil
  6. a walking stick or crutch
  7. a piece of bread
  8. a piece of potato sown to sprout a new plant
  9. the eye of a needle

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

cacha

  1. third-person singular past historic of cacher

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cachas (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *cappla, contracted form of *cappula, from the plural of capulum (hilt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cacha f (plural cachas)

  1. (usually in the plural) scale (side plate of the handle of a knife)
  2. (colloquial, usually in the plural) buttock
    Antes os pais dicían ós fillos: "se te portas mal vas levar nas cachas!"
    In the past the parents used to say to their children: "if you misbehave you'll be spanked [on your buttocks]!"
    Synonym: nádega
  3. (rare) gutter
  4. (rare) scale (of a pine cone)

Etymology 2[edit]

From cacho (head).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cacha f (plural cachas)

  1. (colloquial) head

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • cachas” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cacha” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cacha” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cacha” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cacha” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

cacha

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cachar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of cachar

Spanish[edit]

La cacha de un rifle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *capla, contracted form of Late Latin capula, plural of capulum (hilt), from Latin capiō.

Noun[edit]

cacha f (plural cachas)

  1. piece of the handle of a knife
  2. stock, buttstock, butt (the part of a rifle or shotgun that rests against the shoulder)
  3. (Spain, colloquial) buttock
  4. (Spain, colloquial) cheek
  5. (Peru, colloquial) mockery
  6. (Spain, colloquial) leg
  7. (Chile, colloquial) sexual intercourse

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

cacha

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

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cacha

  1. inflection of cachu:
    1. first-person singular future
    2. second-person singular imperative

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cacha gacha nghacha chacha
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.