gamba

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See also: gambá and gambă

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamba (plural gambas)

  1. Shortened name for the string instrument viola da gamba.
  2. 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. shrimp

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. viola da gamba
  2. prawn

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamba (plural gambas)

  1. leg

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin gamba (hoof), perhaps from Greek καμπή 'bend; joint' (compare however reflexes of Proto-Indo-European *ḱoph₂ó- 'hoof').

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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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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian gamba or Vulgar Latin gambarus, from Latin gammarus, from cammarus.

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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