cuica

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese cuíca, from Old Tupi.

Noun[edit]

cuica (plural cuicas)

  1. A Brazilian friction drum often used in samba music.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cuīca

  1. (intransitive) To sing.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Karttunen, Francis (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 71
  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 216

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuica f (plural cuicas)

  1. feminine form of: cuico