camba

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Galician[edit]

A Galician traditional ox cart

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kambos (curved). Cognate with 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. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. cama II.

Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camba f (plural cambas)

  1. leg

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