gamba

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See also: gambá, gambă, and gâmba

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From viola da gamba, ultimately from gamba (Italian for leg).

Noun[edit]

gamba ‎(plural gambas)

  1. (music) Abbreviation of viola da gamba.
  2. (music) A rank of organ pipes, so-called for a supposed resemblance of the sound to that of a viola da gamba.

Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gamba f ‎(plural gambes)

  1. leg

Noun[edit]

gamba f ‎(plural gambes)

  1. shrimp

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamba f ‎(plural gamba's, diminutive gambaatje n)

  1. viola da gamba
  2. prawn

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamba f ‎(plural gambas)

  1. large prawn

Gooniyandi[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamba

  1. water
    yoowarni gamba : one serving of water
  2. wet season
  3. year (because years are measured from one wet season to the next)
    yoowarni gamba : one year

References[edit]

  • William B. McGregor, A Functional Grammar of Gooniyandi (1990, ISBN 9027282056), page 260

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamba ‎(plural gambas)

  1. leg

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin gamba, from Ancient Greek κάμπη ‎(kámpē), from Proto-Indo-European *kamp- ‎(to bend; crooked).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamba f ‎(plural gambe)

  1. leg (from knee to ankle)
  2. leg (of furniture)
  3. stroke (of a letter)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian gamba or Vulgar Latin *gambarus, from Latin gammarus, cammarus ‎(lobster), from Ancient Greek κάμμαρος ‎(kámmaros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: gam‧ba

Noun[edit]

gamba f (plural gambas)

  1. shrimp (decapod crustacean)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian gamba or Vulgar Latin *gambarus, from Latin gammarus, cammarus ‎(lobster), from Ancient Greek κάμμαρος ‎(kámmaros).

Noun[edit]

gamba f ‎(plural gambas)

  1. (Argentina) leg
  2. (Spain) shrimp
  3. (Chile, colloquial) 100 pesos

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Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamba (ma class, plural magamba)

  1. bark (of a tree)
  2. skin (of a scaly animal)
  3. scale (of an animal)
  4. armor
  5. shell

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