rixa

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *rik-s-eh₂, whence also Ancient Greek ἐρείκω (ereíkō, to rend, bruise, pound)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rixa f (genitive rixae); first declension

  1. quarrel, brawl, dispute, contest, strife, contention

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rixa rixae
genitive rixae rixārum
dative rixae rixīs
accusative rixam rixās
ablative rixā rixīs
vocative rixa rixae

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “rixa”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 438

Maltese[edit]

Rixa

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رِيشَة (rīša)/رِيش (rīš).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rixa f (plural rixiet)

  1. feather

Related terms[edit]

  • rix (collective plural)

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rixa.

Noun[edit]

rixa f (plural rixas)

  1. feud (a state of long-standing mutual hostility)
  2. brawl; fight; quarrel

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

rixa

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of rixar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of rixar