forza

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See also: Forza and forzá

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese força (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *fortia, re-analyzed as a feminine singular from the neuter plural of Latin fortis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɔɾθɐ], (western) [ˈfɔɾsɐ]

Noun[edit]

forza f (plural forzas)

  1. force
  2. strength; vigor
  3. violence
  4. coercion

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • força” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • força” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • forza” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • forza” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • forza” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *fortia, re-analyzed as a feminine singular from the neuter plural of Latin fortis. Cognate of Neapolitan fuorza, French force, Spanish fuerza, Catalan força, Portuguese força, Friulian fuarce, Venetian forsa and Sicilian forza.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔr.t͡sa/, [ˈfɔr̺t̪͡s̪ä]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔrtsa
  • Hyphenation: fòr‧za

Noun[edit]

forza f (plural forze)

  1. force
  2. strength

Descendants[edit]

  • Serbo-Croatian: forca

Interjection[edit]

forza!

  1. cheer up!
  2. come on!
  3. hurry up!
  4. get a move on, get moving!
    Synonym: sbrigati
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

forza

  1. third-person singular present of forzare
  2. second-person singular indicative of forzare

Further reading[edit]

  • forza in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

forza f (plural forzes)

  1. force