escala

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See also: escalá

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scāla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escala f (plural escales)

  1. stairs
  2. ladder
  3. (poker) straight
  4. scale, measure
  5. stopover

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin scāla. Cognate of escada (ladder, stairs).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

escala f (plural escalas)

  1. scale, measure

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin scāla. Cognate of escada (ladder, stairs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escala f (plural escalas)

  1. scale, measure
  2. stopover

Verb[edit]

escala

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

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esˈkala/
  • Hyphenation: es‧ca‧la

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin scāla. Cognates include French échelle.

Noun[edit]

escala f (plural escalas)

  1. scale

Verb[edit]

escala

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

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate to French escale.

Noun[edit]

escala f (plural escalas)

  1. stopover