forsa

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See also: forša and foršā

Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *fortia, re-analyzed as a feminine singular, from the neuter plural of Latin fortis. Compare Venetian forsa, Italian forza, Friulian fuarce, Neapolitan fuorza, French force.

Noun[edit]

forsa f

  1. force

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

for (on) +‎ -a (relative pronoun)

Pronoun[edit]

forsa·

  1. on whom, on which

Etymology 2[edit]

Univerbation of for (on) +‎ a (the, neuter accusative singular)

Article[edit]

forsa (triggers eclipsis)

  1. on the n sg

Old Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *fortia, re-analyzed as a feminine singular, from the neuter plural of Latin fortis. Compare French force.

Noun[edit]

forsa f (oblique plural forsas, nominative singular forsa, nominative plural forsas)

  1. force (physical effort)

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: força
  • Occitan: fòrça

References[edit]


Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese força.

The Portuguese word comes from Latin fortia.

Noun[edit]

forsa

  1. force, power

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔr.sa/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

forsa f

  1. (colloquial) dough, money

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • forsa in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • forsa in Polish dictionaries at PWN