catana

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈta.na/, [käˈt̪äːn̺ä]
  • Stress: catàna
  • Hyphenation: ca‧ta‧na

Etymology 1[edit]

From the name of the Catani family, who manufactured such guns.

Noun[edit]

catana f (plural catane)

  1. A type of short-barreled pistol used in Corsica.

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown

Noun[edit]

catana f (plural catane) (regional)

  1. A hunting jacket.
  2. The large pocket in the back of such a jacket.
  3. game bag

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (かたな, katana).

Noun[edit]

catana f (plural catane)

  1. Alternative spelling of katana

References[edit]

  • catana1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • catana2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • catana3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (katana).

Noun[edit]

catana f (plural catanas)

  1. katana (type of Japanese curved sword)
  2. machete (a sword-like tool)

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (katana).

Noun[edit]

catana f (plural catanas)

  1. katana