forca

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See also: força, forçà, and fôrça

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan forca), from Latin furca (compare French fourche, Spanish horca).

Noun[edit]

forca f (plural forques)

  1. fork, pitchfork (for gardening)
  2. gallows

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Latin furca (pitchfork).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

forca f (plural forcas)

  1. gallows pole
  2. pitchfork
    Synonym: forcada
  3. defile, ravine

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References[edit]

  • forca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • forca” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • forca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • forca” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • forca” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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From Latin furca.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfor.ka/
  • Hyphenation: fór‧ca

Noun[edit]

forca f (plural forche)

  1. fork (instrument used in agriculture and gardening)
  2. pitchfork
  3. gallows, hanging tree

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Portuguese[edit]

forca

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Latin furca.

Noun[edit]

forca f (plural forcas)

  1. gallows (wooden framework on which persons are put to death by hanging)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian forza, from Late Latin fortia, ultimately from Latin fortis.

Noun[edit]

fȏrca f (Cyrillic spelling фо̑рца)

  1. (regional) force
  2. (regional) strength

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