moca

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See also: MoCA, mocà, mocą, mócā, moča, and moça

Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a proposed pre-Roman form *mauka of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moca f (plural moques)

  1. guts, entrails
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Mokha (Mocha), port city in Yemen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moca m (plural moques)

  1. mocha (type of coffee, or a dessert made from chocolate and coffee)

Etymology 3[edit]

From moc (mucus), based on the fish's consistency.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moca f (plural moques)

  1. (Valencia) jellyfish
    Synonym: medusa

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

moca

  1. inflection of mocar (to blow (the nose); to mock):
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 5[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

moca

  1. inflection of mocar (to gut (a fish or carcass)):
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. Related to Spanish mueca and probably also French moquer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moca m (plural mocas)

  1. mockery
    Synonyms: burla, chacota, escarnio
  2. grimace
    • c. 1780, anonymous author, Cincuenta décimas contra Cernadas:
      Mordesme en Papeliños,
      que leeron moitas Xentes:
      mordes me, chantasme os dentes
      chantame agora os focinos:
      si lendo estes meus termiños
      fixères xestos, ou mocas,
      ê contra min te desuocas,
      ê con Mocas ques ferir me,
      e focas no Corpo abrirme,
      Chantame as mocas nas focas.
      You bite me in little papers
      that many people have read
      You bite me, thrust you teeth in me
      Thrust now your snout
      If reading these my terms
      You do gestures or grimaces
      and against me you run off at the mouth
      and with clubs you want to injure me
      and holes in my body open
      Thrust the clubs into my holes
  3. (figurative) drunkenness
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From an old Galician *mãoca, from man (hand) + -oca. Cognate with Asturian manueca.

A recreation of a malla (communal threshing)

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moca f (plural mocas)

  1. club, cudgel
    Synonyms: baloco, cachaporra
    • c. 1780, anonymous author, Cincuenta décimas contra Cernadas:
      Mordesme en Papeliños,
      que leeron moitas Xentes:
      mordes me, chantasme os dentes
      chantame agora os focinos:
      si lendo estes meus termiños
      fixères xestos, ou mocas,
      ê contra min te desuocas,
      ê con Mocas ques ferir me,
      e focas no Corpo abrirme,
      Chantame as mocas nas focas.
      You bite me in little papers
      that many people have read
      You bite me, thrust you teeth in me
      Thrust now your snout
      If reading these my terms
      You do gestures or grimaces
      and against me you run off at the mouth
      and with clubs you want to injure me
      and holes in my body open
      Thrust the clubs into my holes
  2. handstaff, helve (flail's handle)
    Synonym: mango
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Ultimately from Mocha, Yemen, a port on the Red Sea, from Arabicاَلْمُخَا(al-muḵā), due to its being a major marketplace for coffee during Ottoman rule.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moca m (plural mocas)

  1. mocha

References[edit]

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mocha, Yemen, a port on the Red Sea, from Arabicاَلْمُخَا(al-muḵā), due to its being a major marketplace for coffee during Ottoman rule.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.ka/
  • Rhymes: -ɔka
  • Hyphenation: mò‧ca

Noun[edit]

moca m (uncountable)

  1. mocha (Arabian coffee)
  2. a coffee drink made from mocha
  3. (by extension) coffee
    Synonym: caffè

Noun[edit]

moca f (invariable)

  1. Alternative spelling of moka (coffee maker)

Further reading[edit]

  • moca in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams[edit]

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

moca m

  1. plantain tree

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Pali Text Society (1921–1925), “moca”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Mocha, Yemen, a port on the Red Sea, from Arabicاَلْمُخَا(al-muḵā), a major marketplace for coffee during Ottoman rule.

Noun[edit]

moca m (plural mocas)

  1. mocha (a type of strong Arabian coffee)
  2. mocha (a coffee drink with chocolate)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

moca f (plural mocas)

  1. club (heavy stick used as a weapon)
    Synonym: porrete
  2. (Brazil) mockery; ridicule; derision
    Synonyms: sarro, zoação, zombaria, escárnio
  3. (Portugal, colloquial) trip (drug-induced intoxicated state)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

moca

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

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

moca

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