vacca

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See also: Vacca and vàcca

Corsican[edit]

Una vacca (1.1)
Una vacca (2.1)
Una vacca (2.2)
Una vacca (2.3)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂. Cognates include Italian vacca and Spanish vaca.

Noun[edit]

vacca f (plural vacche)

  1. cow (female cattle)

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

vacca f (plural vacche)

  1. red-black triplefin (Tripterygion tripteronotus)
  2. cline (Cristiceps argentatus)
  3. peacock blenny (Salaria pavo)

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Dalmatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vacca f

  1. Alternative form of vaca

Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vacca

  1. belly

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

vacca (plural vaccas)

  1. cow

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvak.ka/
  • Rhymes: -akka
  • Hyphenation: vàc‧ca
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

vacca f (plural vacche)

  1. cow
    Synonym: mucca
  2. (slang, figurative, derogatory) whore, slut

Usage notes[edit]

Because of the use as a derogatory term the synonym mucca (milk-cow) is sometimes preferred, even when not specifically referring to milk production.

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Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Alemannic German: Wagge

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • vacca in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

vacca (a cow)

Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vacca f (genitive vaccae); first declension

  1. cow (female cattle)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vacca vaccae
Genitive vaccae vaccārum
Dative vaccae vaccīs
Accusative vaccam vaccās
Ablative vaccā vaccīs
Vocative vacca vaccae

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • vacca in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vacca in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vacca in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • vacca in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • vacca in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vacca in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

vacca ?

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) vatga
  • (Puter, Vallader) vacha

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

Noun[edit]

vacca f (plural vaccas)

  1. (Sursilvan) cow

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vacca, from Proto-Indo-European *woḱéh₂.

Noun[edit]

vacca f

  1. cow