phoca

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See also: Phoca and phóca

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin phōca, from Ancient Greek φώκη (phṓkē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

phoca (plural phocas or phocae)

  1. (obsolete) A seal. [16th–19th c.]

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φώκη (phṓkē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

phōca f (genitive phōcae); first declension

  1. seal (marine animal)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative phōca phōcae
Genitive phōcae phōcārum
Dative phōcae phōcīs
Accusative phōcam phōcās
Ablative phōcā phōcīs
Vocative phōca phōcae

Descendants[edit]

  • English: phoca
  • French: phoque
  • Italian: foca
  • Hungarian: fóka

References[edit]

  • phoca”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • phoca”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • phoca in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette