seca

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See also: secá, séca, secà, seča, and šéca

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

seca f (plural seques)

  1. drought

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

seca

  1. feminine singular of sec

Noun[edit]

seca f (plural seques)

  1. sandbar, shoal, reef
    Synonyms: escull, secany

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic سِكَّة(sikka).

Noun[edit]

seca f (plural seques)

  1. mint (building or workshop where money is produced)

Corsican[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛka/
  • Hyphenation: se‧ca

Noun[edit]

seca f (plural seche)

  1. Alternative form of sega

References[edit]

  • sega, seca” in INFCOR: Banca di dati di a lingua corsa

Galician[edit]

Seca ("lowtide")

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin siccus (dry).

Noun[edit]

seca f (plural secas)

  1. drought
  2. low tide
    Synonym: baixamar

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seca

  1. feminine singular of seco

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

seca

  1. third-person singular present indicative of secar
  2. second-person singular imperative of secar

References[edit]

  • seca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2012.
  • seca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • seca” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • seca” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛ.ka/
  • Rhymes: -ɛka
  • Hyphenation: sè‧ca

Verb[edit]

seca

  1. inflection of secare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

secā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of secō

References[edit]


Neapolitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

seca f

  1. saw

Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

seca

  1. feminine singular of sec

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from secar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: se‧ca

(Noun, Verb):

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛ.kɐ/, [ˈsɛ.kɐ]

(Adjective):

  • IPA(key): /ˈse.kɐ/, [ˈse.kɐ]

Noun[edit]

seca f (plural secas)

  1. act of drying
    Synonym: secagem
  2. (meteorology) drought (period of unusually low rainfall)
  3. (colloquial, figuratively) nuisance; bore
    Que seca!What a drag!
    Synonym: chatice

Adjective[edit]

seca

  1. feminine singular of seco

Verb[edit]

seca

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin siccāre, present active infinitive of siccō.

Verb[edit]

a seca (third-person singular present seacă, past participle secat1st conj.

  1. to strip (to completely take away, to plunder)
  2. to drain, exhaust, empty
  3. to dry up
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin secāre, present active infinitive of secō, from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut).

Verb[edit]

a seca (third-person singular present seacă, past participle secat1st conj.

  1. (rare) to cut; to reap, harvest
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Serbo-Croatian seka.

Noun[edit]

seca f (uncountable)

  1. (regional, usually before a woman's name) lady, madam
    Synonyms: (popular) lele, mătușă, nană, tanti
  2. (regional) sister-in-law
    Synonym: cumnată

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seca

  1. feminine singular of seco

Verb[edit]

seca

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of secar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of secar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of secar.