tanca

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See also: tańca, tancà, and tança

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tancar (to close).

Noun[edit]

tanca f (plural tanques)

  1. A fence.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tanca

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

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtan.ka/, [ˈt̪äŋkä]
  • Rhymes: -aŋka
  • Stress: tànca
  • Hyphenation: tan‧ca

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from English tank.

Noun[edit]

tanca f (plural tanche)

  1. tank (water or fuel)
  2. jerry can
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sardinian, from Catalan tanca (fence).

Noun[edit]

tanca f (plural tanche)

  1. (Sardinia) An enclosed piece of land.
    • 1900, Grazia Deledda, Elias Portolu[1] (in Italian), NOR, published 2016, ISBN 88-97-2850-23, Chapter IV:
      Ecco, ora Elias è finalmente nella sconfinata solitudine della tanca, animata solo da qualche grido, da qualche fischio di pastore, dal tintinnio delle greggie e dal muggito degli armenti.
      Here, Elias is now finally in the boundless solitude of the tanca, only animated by some shouts, some whistling of shepherds, the flocks' tinkling and the mooing of cattle herds.

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Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tanzen

Verb[edit]

tanca

  1. to dance

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