puca

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See also: puçá, puça, and púca

Irish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

puca m (genitive singular puca, nominative plural pucaí)

  1. Cois Fharraige form of paca

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
puca phuca bpuca
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *pūkô (a goblin, spook), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pāuǵ-, *(s)pāug- (brilliance, spectre). Cognate with Old Norse púki (dialectal Swedish puke (devil)), Middle Low German spōk, spūk (apparition, ghost), Middle Dutch spooc (apparition, ghost) (Dutch spook), Middle High German gespük (a haunting) (German Spuk). More at spook.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pūca m

  1. goblin, demon
  2. a mischievous spirit

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

puca f (Cyrillic spelling пуца)

  1. (Kajkavian) girl

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