vacca

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See also: Vacca and vàcca

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 *wokeha-.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

vacca f (plural vacche)

  1. cow
    Synonyms: mucca
  2. (slang, figuratively, derogatory) whore, slut

Usage notes[edit]

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

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Latin[edit]

vacca (a cow)

Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Indo-European *wokeh₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vacca f (genitive vaccae); first declension

  1. cow (female cattle)

Declension[edit]

First declension.

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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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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vacca”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vacca” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

vacca f (plural vaccas)

  1. (Sursilvan) cow