comba

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kumbā (compare Welsh cwm and Irish com).

Noun[edit]

comba f (plural combas)

  1. (geography) combe; coombe (deep, narrow valley)
  2. curve, bend, convex
  3. skipping rope
  4. Columba (female given name)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Transalpine Gaulish *cumba.

Noun[edit]

comba f (plural combe)

  1. coombe, combe (valley)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

comba f (plural combas)

  1. (geography) combe; coombe (deep, narrow valley)

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin gamba (hoof) (compare Italian gamba), from Ancient Greek καμπή (kampḗ, bend).

Noun[edit]

comba f (plural combas)

  1. (Sursilvan, anatomy) leg

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

comba f (plural combas)

  1. rope
  2. jumprope

Verb[edit]

comba

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