manteca

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

manteca f (plural mantecas)

  1. butter

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /manˈtɛ.ka/
  • Rhymes: -ɛka
  • Hyphenation: man‧tè‧ca

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish manteca.

Noun[edit]

manteca f (plural manteche)

  1. pomade, brilliantine
  2. paste
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

manteca

  1. inflection of mantecare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish manteca.

Noun[edit]

manteca f (plural manteche)

  1. cream (including pomade)
  2. milk foam
  3. sheep butter
  4. (figuratively) money

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Giacco, Giuseppe (2003) “mantèca”, in Schedario Napoletano
  • Riccio, Giovanna (2005) Ispanismi nel dialetto napoletano, Edizioni Università di Trieste, page 127[1]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from Latin mantica or from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, such as Iberian or Celtiberian. Compare Portuguese manteiga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /manˈteka/ [mãn̪ˈt̪e.ka]
  • Rhymes: -eka
  • Syllabification: man‧te‧ca

Noun[edit]

manteca f (plural mantecas)

  1. fat, lard
  2. (Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay) butter (soft, fatty foodstuff made by churning the cream of milk)
    Synonym: mantequilla
  3. shortening

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