maloca

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ma‧lo‧ca

Noun[edit]

maloca (plural malocas)

  1. An ancestral longhouse used by the natives of the Amazon, notably in Colombia and Brazil.

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.ˈlɔ.ka/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧lo‧ca

Noun[edit]

maloca f (plural malocas)

  1. a maloca
  2. (Brazil, figuratively) shack, hut
    Synonyms: cabana, choupana
  3. (Brazil, by extension) affectionate term for a home or habitation
    Synonyms: cafofo, barraco
  4. (Brazil) hideout
    Synonym: esconderijo
  5. (Brazil) an Indian settlement
  6. (Brazil) scum (an untrustworthy group of people)
    Synonyms: bando, magote, corja, escória, ralé, súcia, escumalha
  7. (Northeastern Brazil) livestock that cowboys gather during vaquejadas and take to a corral
  8. (Brazil) livestock that grazes on certain points of a field

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Verb[edit]

maloca

  1. third-person singular present indicative of malocar
  2. second-person singular imperative of malocar