sarga

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See also: sárga and sargā

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from a Basque *sarika, itself taken from a Celtic root akin to Latin salix (willow). Doublet of sàlic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sarga f (plural sargues)

  1. The bitter willow (Salix eleagnos)
  2. A wicker cut from a bitter willow.

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Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

sarga

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of sargāt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of sargāt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of sargāt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of sargāt

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaɾɡa/ [ˈsaɾ.ɣ̞a]
  • Rhymes: -aɾɡa
  • Syllabification: sar‧ga

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain, possibly from Vulgar Latin *sarica, from Latin serica,[1] and thus a doublet of jerga. Cf. also French serge, Old French sarge, Old Occitan sarga.

Noun[edit]

sarga f (plural sargas)

  1. twill
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Probably from a Basque *sarika, itself taken from a Celtic root akin to Latin salix (willow),[2] and if so a doublet of sauce.

Noun[edit]

sarga f (plural sargas)

  1. any of a number of plants

References[edit]

  1. ^ sarga”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014
  2. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991) Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

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