oca

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See also: -oća and оса

English[edit]

Oca (Oxalis tuberosa), peruvian

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish oca, from Quechua uqa.

Noun[edit]

oca (countable and uncountable, plural ocas)

  1. Any of certain species of Oxalis (Oxalis crenata, and Oxalis tuberosa) which bear edible tubers.

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], inherited from Late Latin auca, syncope of *avica, from classical Latin avis (bird). Compare Italian oca, Spanish oca, Occitan auca, Franco-Provençal ôye, French oie.

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oca f (plural oques)

  1. goose

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

oca

  1. teacher

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Italian[edit]

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Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Late Latin auca, syncope of *avica, from classical Latin avis (bird). Compare Catalan, Spanish, Venetian, and Sicilian oca, French oie, Occitan auca, Romansh auca, ocha, Friulian ocje, Dalmatian jauca.

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Noun[edit]

oca f (plural oche)

  1. goose; gander (male)
  2. (figuratively) goose, silly goose, airhead (female)

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Middle Irish[edit]

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oca

  1. third-person singular masculine dative of oc

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Tupi oka (house).

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oca f (plural ocas)

  1. a Native American hut, especially one made from plant material such as bamboo, tree trunks, straw and palm leaves

Etymology 2[edit]

From oco (hollow).

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Noun[edit]

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. cavity (excavated hollow)
    Synonyms: cavidade, buraco

Adjective[edit]

oca

  1. feminine singular of oco
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Etymology 3[edit]

From ocra

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Noun[edit]

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. (dated, colloquial) Alternative form of ocra (ochre clay)

Etymology 4[edit]

From Spanish oca, from Quechua uqa.

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Noun[edit]

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. oca (Oxalis tuberosa, a plant grown for its edible tuber)

Etymology 5[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اوقه‎.

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oca f (plural ocas)

  1. (historical, rare) oka (Ottoman unit of weight)
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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish اوقه(okka).

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Noun[edit]

oca f (plural ocale)

  1. weight of about three pounds
  2. liquid measure of about three pints

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) auca
  • (Puter, Vallader) ocha

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Late Latin auca, syncope of *avica, from Classical Latin avis (bird).

Noun[edit]

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) goose

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin auca, syncope of *avica, from classical Latin avis (bird). Compare Catalan, Spanish, Venetian, and Sicilian oca, French oie, Occitan auca, Romansh auca, ocha, Friulian ocje, Dalmatian jauca.

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Noun[edit]

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. goose

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

oca

  1. genitive singular of otac
  2. accusative singular of otac

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oca

  1. genitive/accusative singular of oco

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Late Latin auca (goose), syncope of *avica, from Latin avis (bird).

Las ocas en un campo embarrado.

Noun[edit]

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. (chiefly Spain) goose, especially of the domestic European variety and with a white or grey plumage
    Synonyms: ánsar, ganso

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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Quechua uqa.

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Noun[edit]

oca f (plural ocas)

  1. Oxalis tuberosa, an edible tuber.

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