herba

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan erba, from Latin herba, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (to grow, become green).

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Noun[edit]

herba f (plural herbes)

  1. herb
  2. grass
  3. (slang) marijuana

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese erva (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin herba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛɾβa̝/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

herba f (plural herbas)

  1. herb (plant lacking wood)
    Synonym: planta
  2. weed
  3. grass
    Synonym: grama
  4. (uncountable) grass, herbage, pasture
    Synonym: pasto

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References[edit]

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow, become green).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

herba f (genitive herbae); first declension

  1. grass, herbage
  2. herb
  3. weeds

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative herba herbae
Genitive herbae herbārum
Dative herbae herbīs
Accusative herbam herbās
Ablative herbā herbīs
Vocative herba herbae

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

herba f

  1. grass

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