pataca

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pataca (peso).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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pataca (plural patacas)

  1. The monetary unit of Macau, equal to 100 avos.
  2. A monetary unit used during the 16th century and 17th century in Malta in the form of a large copper coin.
  3. A monetary unit of account used in Portuguese Timor intermittently between 1894 and 1958.

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Asturian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pataca f (plural pataques)

  1. potato

Galician[edit]

Patacas

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish patata, itself borrowed from Taino batata.

Noun[edit]

pataca f (plural patacas)

  1. potato
  2. a potato plant

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

pataca f (plural patacas)

  1. ancient silver coin
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References[edit]

  • pataca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • pataca” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • pataca” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pataca f (plural patacas)

  1. (historical) a silver coin worth 320 réis
  2. (historical) pataca (monetary unit of Portuguese Timor)
  3. pataca (monetary unit of Macau)

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:pataca.