cua

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See also: Cua, CUA, của, cưa, cửa, and cu'a

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Vulgar Latin cōda, variant of Latin cauda. Compare Occitan coa.

Noun[edit]

cua f (plural cues)

  1. tail
  2. queue
  3. ponytail

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Verb[edit]

cua

  1. (transitive) To eat.

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Franco-Provençal[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin coda.

Noun[edit]

cua f (plural cues)

  1. tail

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *kua

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) cua (, , , 𧍏, 𧍆)

  1. (zoology) crab
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

cua (, , , 𧍏, 𧍆)

  1. (Southern Vietnam, slang) to take out a girl
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Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from French cours.

Noun[edit]

cua

  1. (dated, informal) corner, curve, bend (point where a route changes sharply)
    Xe chạy qua cua.
    The car rounded a corner.
  2. (informal) period, term, round (period of time required to complete a task)
    theo học một cua ngoại ngữ
    to study a foreign language for a term
    Học mỗi cua ba tháng.
    Each term of study is three months.

Adjective[edit]

cua

  1. (informal) having a buzzcut, crewcut
    đầu húi cua
    a buzz-cut head

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