sarça

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia (compare Basque sasi, earlier çarzi). Alternatively, from Arabic شَرَا(šarā, plant with thorns), from سَارَاسَا(sārāsā, to be evil, vicious).[1]

Cognate with Asturian zarza, Template:Cog, Ladino zarza.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sarça f (plural sarças)

  1. thicket
  2. blackberry bush
  3. bramble

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, volume II, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN