pascua

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin pascua, from Latin pascha, from Ancient Greek πάσχα (páskha, Passover), from Aramaic פסחא(paskha), from Hebrew פסח(pesakh).

Noun[edit]

pascua f (uncountable)

  1. Easter

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese pascua (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin pascua, from Latin pascha, from Ancient Greek πάσχα (páskha, Passover), from Aramaic פסחא(paskha), from Hebrew פסח(pesakh). Cognate with Portuguese páscua, Asturian pascua, Spanish pascua.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pascua f (plural pascuas)

  1. (Christianity) Easter
    Synonyms: Pascua, Pascua Florida, Pascua de Resurrección
  2. (Christianity) the period between the birth of Christ and the adoration of the Magi
  3. (Judaism) Passover

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • pascua” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • pascua” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • pascua” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • pascua” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • pascua” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pāscua

  1. nominative feminine singular of pāscuus
  2. nominative neuter plural of pāscuus
  3. accusative neuter plural of pāscuus
  4. vocative feminine singular of pāscuus
  5. nominative neuter plural of pāscuus

Adjective[edit]

pāscuā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pāscuus

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin pascua, from Latin pascha (influenced by pascuum, pascua (grazing; feed for animals), the confusion aided by the end of Lent fasting at Easter), from Ancient Greek πάσχα (páskha, Passover), from Aramaic פסחא(paskha), from Hebrew פסח(pesakh)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pascua f (plural pascuas)

  1. (Christianity) Easter
  2. (Judaism) Passover
  3. (Christianity) The period between the birth of Christ and the adoration of the Magi.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Nahuatl: Paxcua
  • Papiamentu: Pasku
  • Quechua: Paskwa

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