checa

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See also: checá and chéca

Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

checa

  1. feminine singular of checu

Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

checa f sg

  1. feminine singular of checo

Noun[edit]

checa f (plural checas)

  1. female equivalent of checo

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɛ.kɐ/, [ˈʃɛ.kɐ]

  • Hyphenation: che‧ca
  • Rhymes: -ɛkɐ

Adjective[edit]

checa

  1. feminine singular of checo

Noun[edit]

checa f (plural checas)

  1. female equivalent of checo

Verb[edit]

checa

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the feminine of checo.

Adjective[edit]

checa

  1. feminine singular of checo

Noun[edit]

checa f (plural checas, masculine checo, masculine plural checos)

  1. female equivalent of checo

Etymology 2[edit]

From the pronunciation of the initial letters ЧК (ČK) in Чрезвычайная комиссия (Črezvyčajnaja komissija).

Proper noun[edit]

checa f

  1. the former Russian secret police (1917–1922)

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

checa

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

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