camba

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Galician[edit]

A Galician traditional ox cart

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kambos (curved). Cognate with Walloon cham (wheelrim), Old Irish camm (crooked, bent), Welsh cam (crooked).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camba f (plural cambas)

  1. each one of the bent pieces of the felly (in a traditional wooden wheel)
  2. doorjamb of the oven
  3. handmill
  4. curved beam of the plough

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “cama II”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καμπή (kampḗ), from Proto-Indo-European *kamp- (to bend; crooked).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camba f (genitive cambae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) leg

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative camba cambae
Genitive cambae cambārum
Dative cambae cambīs
Accusative cambam cambās
Ablative cambā cambīs
Vocative camba cambae

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: cama
  • Old Spanish: cama
  • Occitan: camba

References[edit]

  • gamba in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • camba in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • gamba in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 703/1

Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkambo/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

camba f (plural cambas)

  1. leg
  2. stem (plants)

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Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

camba

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a vesre form of bacán.

Noun[edit]

camba m (plural cambas)

  1. (vesre) pimp

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